Agriculture

Healthy Food for Families and Supporting Farmers

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Healthy Food for Families and Supporting Farmers

Elise advocated for USDA funding to incentivize SNAP recipients to buy fruits & vegetables. Both our low-income families and farmers have struggled due to COVID-19, and this funding gives […]

Supporting the Family Farmer Relief Act

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Supporting the Family Farmer Relief Act

I cosponsored the Family Farmer Relief Act, which President Trump signed into law. This important legislation will provide aid to our North Country farming families during difficult economic times. […]

COVID-19 Relief for Apple Growers

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COVID-19 Relief for Apple Growers

I worked with the USDA to include apple growers in their COVID-19 food assistance program. Our North Country apple farmers have suffered during this pandemic, and we need to […]

Agricultural Workforce Resources

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Agricultural Workforce Resources

Our North Country economy depends on our farmers, and we need to make sure they have access to the resources they need to thrive. That’s why I helped the […]

Helping Dairy Farmers and Food Banks

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Helping Dairy Farmers and Food Banks

I worked across the aisle to expand the milk donation program to help get milk to those in need. This important Result provides funding for dairy producers with an […]

Agricultural Loan Resources

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Agricultural Loan Resources

I advocated for farms and agribusinesses to be eligible for the Emergency Disaster Loan program.

Healthy Meals for Students

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Healthy Meals for Students

COVID-19 brought to light a clear need to provide better access to meals for students in rural areas, including throughout summer break and school vacations, which is why I […]

Giving Our Farmers 21st Century Tools

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Giving Our Farmers 21st Century Tools

I introduced the Precision Farming Act of 2016 to encourage the construction of rural broadband connections to farms by allowing providers to receive reimbursements for the costs related to […]

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