Summary of Trump Budget Proposed Cuts for USDA
administration is proposing to fund USDA at $137 billion for Fiscal
Year 2018, a 21 percent cut to discretionary funding from current
levels and an 8 percent reduction overall. Administration is
requesting nearly $21 billion in discretionary funding and $116
billion in mandatory funding. The Fiscal 2017 omnibus enacted
earlier this month provides USDA and its programs with $20.9 billion
in discretionary funding and $132.5 billion in mandatory funds.