USDA to Purchase Nearly $160 Million in Dry Beans

USDA will purchase $159.4 million in domestically produced dry beans, lentils and other products under Section 32 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act. This is one action the agency is taking to address food supply chain disruptions because of the coronavirus pandemic. Specifically, the purchase includes $4 million in navy beans. Deliveries of the products are expected to begin in mid-August.