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On Tuesday, Congressman Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., joined Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, to introduce the bipartisan Growing Opportunities in Agriculture (GO AG) Act to improve agriculture education opportunities in our schools.
The bipartisan legislation would create grants available to high schools to cover the cost of starting an agriculture education program.
Congressman Thompson praises the Dairy Margin Coverage program on KMJ-AM.
The Dairy Margin Coverage program has worked well for the farmers who signed up for it, while other federal programs ranging from emergency loans to disaster payments have helped keep dairy farms afloat during the coronavirus crisis, said Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-PA, in an NMPF podcast.
The Dairy Margin Coverage program has worked well for the farmers who signed up for it, while other federal programs ranging from emergency loans to disaster payments have helped keep dairy farms afloat during the coronavirus crisis, said Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-PA.
Rep. Frank Lucas (OK) on rural STEM investment and Rep. GT Thompson (PA) on rural broadband.
On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., and Guy Reschenthaler, R-Pa., introduced the Plugging Orphan Wells and Environmental Restoration (POWER) Act.
The bill would reauthorize the federal orphan well remediation program under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 for five years at $50 million per year.
Congressional leaders on Tuesday were discussing whether to restore farm-aid funds and food assistance to a spending bill needed to prevent a partial government shutdown next month, Democratic aides said.
Steve Freed, Vice President of grain research at ADM Investor Services, talks big numbers with China's present and potential future purchases of American crops. And U.S. Congressman Glenn "G.T." Thompson (PA-15) joins us to discuss ag business in Washington DC.
The COVID-19 pandemic has attacked the physical and financial health of communities across the country.