The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Thursday the appointment of Shayne Suppes of Scott City as one of five new members to the United Sorghum Checkoff Program board. Shayne will represent Kansas on the board and serve a three-year term starting in December.
WASHINGTON - The Paycheck Protection Program has been one of the most successful programs created by the CARES Act. This spring, more than 50,000 loans totaling $5 billion were made to businesses in Kansas, saving approximately 500,000 jobs across the state.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D, who was unable to return to D.C. due to an urgent family medical issue that required his presence, made the following statement on the bill:
WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. issued the following statement after Democrat leadership again blocked necessary funding for COVID-19 assistance for farmers and ranchers.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced an additional $14 billion in assistance to farmers and ranchers impacted by COVID-19 through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2).
Last week, U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D., alongside House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson and 23 other colleagues, sent a bipartisan letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting funds included in the CARES Act be provided to wheat growers to address price impacts due to COVID-19.