Senators propose revival of U.S. farm disaster-relief programs

Reuters: Congress would revive disaster-relief programs for farmers and ranchers hurt by drought and other natural catastrophes under a stop-gap bill introduced on Friday by two key Senate committee leaders. Producers could get up to $100,000 each for losses in 2012 and this year. In particular, ranchers would benefit because they do not have access to federally subsidized insurance, as farmers do for their crops. The bundle of disaster programs, covering livestock, tree and fruit and vegetable producers,......

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