President’s Budget Shortchanges Farm Programs for the Fourth Year in a Row


President Donald Trump recently released his proposed spending for fiscal year 2021.  The $4.8 billion budget would cut both mandatory and discretionary funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other federal agencies while boosting spending on infrastructure and defense initiatives.

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said the “hypocritical” proposal overlooks the economic difficulties in farming communities.

“As both



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