Today’s quick hits, July 28, 2022

Supreme Court ruling sought: Tyson Foods asked the U.S. Supreme Court to agree with its argument that because it was obliged by a Trump executive order to keep its plants open during the pandemic, it cannot be sued over unsafe working conditions. (Iowa Capital Dispatch)

Cover crop proposal: Under a bipartisan bill filed by two midwestern lawmakers, farmers who plant cover crops would receive a $5-an-acre subsidy on their crop insurance premiums. (Axne)

ERP deadline extended: The deadline for producers to apply for Emergency Relief Program compensation for losses from natural disasters in 2020 and 2021 was extended indefinitely. More than $4 billion has been paid out so far. (USDA)

Rural hunger: Although only 63 percent of U.S. counties are rural, nine of the 10 counties with the highest food insecurity rates in the country are in rural America, said the Map the Gap report. (Feeding America)

Votes no, attends wedding: Pennsylvania Rep. Glenn Thompson, the senior Republican on the House Agriculture Committee, attended the wedding of his gay son three days after voting against a bill to codify federal protections for same-sex marriage. (NBC News)