Drought Assistance for Crop Farmers

Randall Weiseman Cotton, Field Crops, General, Peanuts

USDA Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns announced several initiatives to help farmers in 20 states hit by drought, including accelerated counter cyclical payments for cotton and peanuts. A total of $780 million in assistance is being offered under four different programs – read more from USDA. Listen To MP3 Report (1:00 wma)