Vicki Basman talks about her food adventures in Pearl Lagoon. Frog legs are on the menu. And, how cuts to SNAP funding could affect rural Americans.
Doubling dairy prices loom as Congress makes its way back into session to focus on a myriad of issues, including the farm bill.
Funding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program isn’t just an urban concern. Families living amid fertile farmland increasingly rely on SNAP benefits.
47 million Americans will see a reduction in their food stamp benefits starting November 1.
Indiana Representative Marlin Stutzman and Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly will participate in the reignited Farm Bill debate in Congress.
The House narrowly passed a bill Thursday that, if turned into law, would cut $39 billion from SNAP benefits over ten years.
Despite increasing alarm over the spread of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs,” a push to shut down one possible breeding ground seems stuck in Congress – again.
Big Sugar spent big bucks over the last three months to make sure their sweet subsidy deal stayed in the farm bill.
The farm bill moved to conference Thursday evening with hopes that nutritional assistance would make its way into the final product.
The U.S. House finally passed a version of the farm bill on Thursday, but environmental groups and watchdogs are not impressed.
Time is ticking for the farm bill. Current legislation expires September 30, and Majority Leader Harry Reid has warned it will not be extended again.
After months of political gridlock, new farm legislation may be in sight.
Advocates of the new bill say consumers deserve to know what they are feeding their families.
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill to avert the furlough of USDA meat inspectors and the sporadic closure of meat processing plants. Now it's up to the House.
Shoppers looking for organic food may have to look a bit harder, and it will be more difficult for many farms to continue to be certified organic producers.
The final fiscal cliff deal ditched new legislation and merely extended parts of the bill that expired in October, leaving farmers exasperated.
As of Saturday morning, no resolution had been reached on a new federal Farm Bill. Time is running out.
A downward trend in milk consumption and the specter of a lapsed farm bill have the dairy industry worried.
850,000 Americans receive SNAP benefits each month. This week, Newark mayor Cory Booker is putting himself in their shoes.
With the election, Sandy and the fiscal cliff getting so much attention, it's easy to forget about the farm bill.