The omnibus appropriations bill will fund several important agricultural areas. Sabrina Hill reports.
The omnibus spending bill that President Obama just signed to keep the government open for the rest of this fiscal year contains key funding for USDA programs. The trillion dollar-plus bill that helps prevent another government shutdown until at least October 1st continues major nutrition programs and includes a key policy on overseas food aid. But American Farm Bureau Federation Rural Development Specialist RJ Karney says it also boosts rural development.