The Agriculture Committees of both chambers have agreed to a one-year farm bill extension, but House leadership is reluctant to bring it to floor.
From droughts to hurricanes, 2012 has been rocky one for farmers and foodies alike. Here's our annual roundup of the year's major food news stories.
With the election, Sandy and the fiscal cliff getting so much attention, it's easy to forget about the farm bill.
On Tuesday, California voted down a referendum that would have required labels for genetically-modified foods.
At the beginning of the planting season, experts predicted a record-busting corn crop in 2012. That was before the drought changed everything.
The freaky fast farm bill has slammed to a halt with the failure of a bipartisan "super committee."