Advocates already pushing for a satisfactory farm bill in 2023

“Inflation has increased prices for fuel and inputs for farmers and ranchers,” said James Ennis, executive director of Catholic Rural Life. “It’s putting a lot more pressure on (farmers). They are facing some more headwinds than they were in 2018.”

Pope warns Somalia at risk of famine, appeals for aid

According to an Aug. 5 report by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the rise in food insecurity brought on by the drought has caused “more than 900,000 people to flee their homes in search of humanitarian assistance since January last year.”