Climate funding could suffer in the farm bill under GOP control of Congress

By: - November 7, 2022 4:00 am

Concerns about agricultural losses — like those that occurred from floodwaters in Union, Nebraska, in 2019 — have caused many farm groups to support funding for climate-smart agriculture in the farm bill. But Republicans have signaled they want to strip climate funding from the legislation in 2023 if they take control. Damage estimates from flooding in Nebraska topped $1 billion in 2019. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Allison Winter
Allison Winter

Allison Winter is a Washington D.C. correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the Nebraska Examiner.