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DERECHO RELIEF MAY FINALLY BE COMING TO IOWA FARMERS

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AFTER MONTHS OF ADVOCATING FOR IOWA PRODUCERS IN NEED OF ADDITIONAL HELP DUE TO DERECHO-RELATED LOSSES IN 2020, REPUBLICAN IOWA CONGRESSMAN RANDY FEENSTRA GOT LANGUAGE INCLUDED IN THE HOUSE WILDFIRE AND HURRICANE INDEMNITY PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION BILL TO COVER DAMAGE FROM HIGH WIND STORMS:

DERECHO1 OC……LIKE DERECHOS. :16

THAT DERECHO HAMMERED EASTERN IOWA AND RESULTED IN THE LOSS OF 850,000 ACRES OF CROPS:

DERECHO2 OC………BY THESE EVENTS. :19

THE PROPOSAL WAS INCLUDED IN THE HOUSE AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE HELD A MARKUP ON H.R. 267, THE 2020 WHIP+ REAUTHORIZATION ACT.