The farm bill passed the Senate Monday with cuts to SNAP and direct payments to farmers. The bill did include subsidies for peanut and rice farmers.
In much of the world, production of corn, wheat, rice and soybeans is failing to meet expectations.
The House Agriculture Committee began voting through proposed amendments today in the hope of getting the bill through the committee this week.
If you're getting tired of eating chicken, why not try duck?
In his annual letter for 2012, Bill Gates announced that the Gates Foundation intends to combat world hunger by investing in genetically modified agriculture.
Japan has decided to expand a governmental agency to include nuclear testing in the wake of nuclear power plant damage.