On the Table: Paying nature's debt

As the nation finds itself recovering from yet another record-setting and devastating hurricane, NET’s “On the Table” looks at how farmers and ranchers receive federal disaster relief. Whether it’s a plantain plantation demolished by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico or a wheat field destroyed by wildfire in Oregon, the Farm Bill sets aside funds to offset losses for damage to crops and livestock.

FERN, the Food and Environment Reporting Network, thefern.org/
Allison Keyes, @allisonradio
iCyclone footage from Hurricane Maria, www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ae96xf293Dc

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