North Dakota Senator John Hoeven and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, along with other lawmakers from Minnesota and North Dakota, sent a letter to Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack asking him to provide support and certainty to farmers dealing with excessive moisture. The lawmakers want Vilsack to offset any loss in the crop insurance guarantee to producers unable to get into the field until the final planting date. In the letter, the lawmakers emphasize wanting USDA to incentivize crop planting.
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