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Farmers of Color Sue Government for Promised Federal Aid

Farmers of Color Sue Government for Promised Federal Aid

Legal

The lawsuit filed by Ben Crump, a Florida-based civil rights attorney known for representing family members of George Floyd and other Black people killed by police, stems from congressional approval of $5 billion in debt relief for thousands of farmers of color. read more >

USDA Announces $1B in Debt Relief for Farmers

USDA Announces $1B in Debt Relief for Farmers

Farmers assisted by the program have been found by the USDA to be distressed borrowers hard hit by pandemic-induced market disruptions exacerbated by more frequent, more intense, climate-driven natural disasters. read more >