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Published August 10, 2010, 08:34 AM

Lincoln’s disaster aid pledge hits snag

VAIL, Colo. — Agriculture Undersecretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Jim Miller said Aug. 2 at the American Sugar Alliance meeting in Vail, Colo., that he is working with the White House and with Senate Agriculture Chairman Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., to figure out how the Obama administration can fulfill a promise to Lincoln that USDA could provide $1.15 billion in disaster aid for farmers in Arkansas and other places without new legislation.

By: Jerry Hagstrom, Special to Agweek

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