Groups that help low-income families get food aid report a big drop in the number of immigrants seeking help.
Sonny Perdue was the last cabinet secretary Trump nominated, back on Jan. 19.
Some committee members are also concerned about the lack of regulation on what SNAP can be used to purchase.
The USDA plans to launch a pilot program to allow people to buy groceries online with food stamps.
President-elect Donald Trump hasn't said much about food and farm policy, but the coming years will likely see profound battles over food and nutrition.
As the White House ramps up for a profound transition in January, many questions remain about the fate of food and agriculture legislation under new leadership.
Once kids enrolled in WIC turn five, they are no longer eligible for the extra food. According to new research, that puts entire families at risk for hunger.
The campaigns agree on food policy in some surprising ways. Most notable: both campaigns say that food-stamp benefits should remain a part of the Farm Bill.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed rules to force stores that accept food stamps to offer healthier foods.
Hunger in the U.S. is at a 7-year low, but food banks are seeing greater demand during the holiday season this year.
Last November, food assistance recipients saw across-the-board cuts, causing more to turn to food banks to fill the gap.
Under a provision dubbed "heat and eat," 12 states have been able to circumvent SNAP cutbacks by providing heat assistance as well.
Despite record cold snaps this winter, organizers promise plenty of fresh produce on the first Saturday of the Bloomington Community Farmers Market.
Food stamp use at military groceries has risen for the sixth straight year.
After two years of partisan skirmishing, both chambers of the U.S Congress have approved a sweeping farm bill.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new Farm Bill , which cuts SNAP benefits and farm subsidies. But these reductions aren't bad things for Hoosiers.
Key lawmakers from the House and Senate – finally – hammered out a farm bill compromise on Monday that could come up for a vote as early as Wednesday.
Lawmakers decided to reconvene in January to hammer out a deal on a new five-year farm bill.
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.