Rural lenders, crop insurance agents push for bolstered safety net at farm bill hearing

By: - May 4, 2023 8:00 pm

William Cole, of the Cole Agency in Mississippi, testifies about crop insurance to a Senate agriculture subcommittee May 4, 2023, in Washington, D.C. (Committee livestream screenshot)


U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., asked witnesses about the importance of crop insurance amid high inflation and rising interest rates. (Photo Sarah Silbiger-Pool/Getty Images)


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Adam Goldstein
Adam Goldstein

Adam Goldstein was the D.C. Bureau intern for States Newsroom. Goldstein was a graduate student at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, studying digital reporting. He is originally from San Francisco, and loves swimming, cooking, and the San Francisco 49ers.