The House voted to pass their farm bill Thursday, but there's still work ahead to reconcile both the Senate and the House bills before the Sept. 30 deadline.
The biggest difference between the House- and Senate-proposed farm bills is in their handling of food stamps.
The House Agriculture Committee began voting through proposed amendments today in the hope of getting the bill through the committee this week.
The farm bill has made it closer to becoming law. The Senate passed it in a 2-1 vote Thursday, but the bill still has to clear the House.
On Tuesday, the Senate began the process of voting on a list of 73 amendments to the Food, Agriculture and Jobs Act of 2012.
Following weeks of heated debate, the farm bill is expected to go up for a vote in the Senate this week.
Farmers markets across the country will receive grants to expand their participation in SNAP, providing more opportunities for low-income consumers.
In an effort to trim the federal budget, House Republicans have voted to cut $33 billion from food assistance programs over the next decade.
Hearings for the 2012 Farm Bill have started up again. How much support should small-scale farmers get? Legislators disagree.
As demand for food stamps rise, educating those in need and those accepting SNAP benefits becomes crucial.
Nearly one in three households categorized as "food insecure" had to cut back or alter their eating habits for lack of food.
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Even as more people rely on food stamps, one in three could be eligible for assistance.
The push to ban the use of food stamps for sodas has been defeated by the USDA.
In Kentucky, there soon may be a new way to pay for your KFC Double Down: food stamps.
House Republicans have begun to pass a budget that includes serious cuts to some food-related organizations.
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Five days with less than $5/day for food — a food stamps challenge.
Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.