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Farm bill programs stand to lose critical funding without adequate funding dedicated toward the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC). For that reason, a group of 42 farm associations sent a letter this week to Congress asking to sustain CCC funding through continuing resolution. The CCC has been a critical part of providing price support and funding for federal programs like Agriculture Risk Coverage and marketing assistance loans, all for farmers facing crop-shortening weather, natural disasters and outside factors including the COVID-19 pandemic, the letter states. Without funding CCC, Congress could endanger the continued operation of farms and ranches around the country, the group said. See what else they told Congress.

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