Was USDA Too Slow to Act?

View descriptionShare
Published May 1, 2020, 6:39 PM

DC Signal to Noise with Jim Wiesemeyer

Pro Farmer Washington Analyst Jim Wiesemeyer separates the news from the noise in Washington, distilling the week's news in agriculture down to the de 
208 clip(s)
Loading playlist

In this week's DC Signal to Noise Podcast, Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesmeyer takes USDA to task for a slow response to the coronavirus pandemic, particularly when it comes to meat packing plants. He looks at how farmers are still waiting for details on the Coronavirus Food Aid Program and how packing plants still need supplies to protect their workers.

Wiesemeyer, Farm Journal news director John Herath and milk editor Anna-Lisa Laca also analyze House Agriculture Committee Collin Peterson's call for legislative authority and funding for USDA to pay farmers and ranchers for euthanized animals.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • WhatsApp
  • Email
  • Download

In 2 playlist(s)

  1. DC Signal to Noise with Jim Wiesemeyer

    208 clip(s)

  2. AgriTalk Coronavirus Coverage

    136 clip(s)

DC Signal to Noise with Jim Wiesemeyer

Pro Farmer Washington Analyst Jim Wiesemeyer separates the news from the noise in Washington, distil 
Social links
Follow podcast
Recent clips
Browse 209 clip(s)