Johnson backing another aid program for ag producers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNAX) – South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says he is backing another federal aid program for ag producers. He says the damage is spreading rapidly.

Johnson says it’s a matter of keeping a food production sector.

Johnson says there needs to be additional dollars beyond what was provided in the first rescue plan.

The US Ag Department has announced some details of the $19 billion plan with more expected this week.