Congressman Dusty Johnson talks Farm Bill with KWAT News  (Audio)

August 15, 2023

Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–When Congress gets back to work following its August recess, they’ll be working on getting a new five year Federal Farm Bill passed and sent to the president.

South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says this is an all encompassing bill…..

Johnson says the first few weeks after Congress gets back to work will be very important…

Johnson says the “must have” in the Farm Bill from a South Dakota producers perspective is a good crop insurance program to protect farmers during tough times…

Johnson says soil health, water quality and habitat are all issues that will be talked about in the crafting of a new Farm Bill.