Chairman David Scott Issues Statement on USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers InitiativeWed, 24 Mar 2021 16:13:47 CDT
House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott issued the following statement in response to the US Department of Agriculture’s announcement of the Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative
“I’m very grateful to Secretary Vilsack and his team at USDA for today’s announcement on COVID relief for our agriculture and forestry sectors. I am particularly pleased to see the Secretary rolling out some of the provisions that the House and Senate Agriculture Committees worked on in a bipartisan basis in December, including relief for our biofuels producers, support for our dairy industry, assistance to cotton mills, PPE for our essential farm workers and processing plant employees, fruit & vegetable and organic producers, timber haulers, and assistance to help our underserved producers access USDA programs to deal with supply chain disruptions,” said Chairman Scott.
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