It’s been a hard year for our nation’s wheat farmers. Drought in the South and Midwest. Wildfires. A late spring blizzard across the Great Plains. And it all comes at a time of falling prices and the lowest number of wheat acres under cultivation in U.S. history.
Against this backdrop, wheat farmers have been making the rounds in Washington to stress the importance of a strong farm safety net in the upcoming 2018 Farm Bill.
Farm Policy Facts talked to the five officers of the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) to get their take on how the bill could help farm communities across the nation