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2020 candidate Klobuchar releases plan to help US farmers

Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has come out with a plan to help farmers that includes raising the debt limit on farm bankruptcies and increasing access to government loan programs. The Minnesota senator is promoting the proposals during a weekend visit to Iowa. Low commodity prices, flooding and President Donald …

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2020 candidate Klobuchar releases plan to help US farmers

By The Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (KLOH’-buh-shar) has come out with a plan to help farmers that includes raising the debt limit on farm bankruptcies and increasing access to government loan programs. The Minnesota senator is promoting the proposals during a weekend visit to Iowa. Low commodity …

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Farmers wash up ‘in a fragile place’ after historic flooding

WASHINGTON — In the weeks after flooding drowned the livelihoods of families who’ve farmed along the Missouri River for generations, rural advocates in the Midwest began gearing up for another crisis. The devastating floods increased concerns about the mental health and well-being of farmers who already were struggling with years-long …

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