U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is the only remaining member of President Obama’s original cabinet, and has been at the helm of USDA since 2009.
The budget would make cuts to the crop insurance system, allocate more funds for agricultural research and fund a summer program to provides free meals to kids.
The White House's plan outlines how to save habitat and promote research. Some environmentalists wonder if it goes far enough to protect pollinators.
A House budget committee voted to change who receives farm subsidies. Now, it's farmers who make $250,000 or less annually, down from $750,000.
President Obama outlined a plan to limit farm subsidies so that farmers who make over $250,000 will not receive them, but the plan met resistance.
Local American food played an important role in last night's state dinner with Chinese President Hu Jintao.
Earlier today First Lady Michelle Obama and the Childhood Obesity Task Force unveiled a new action plan to address America's childhood obesity epidemic.
The Senate Agriculture Committee approved Senator Blanche Lincoln's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today, endorsing a plan to improve school lunch programs
The United Nations has announced that industrialized nations around the world have agreed to cut CO2 emissions, but the US still lags behind.