Jul 8, 2013 In an effort to get it passed, some in Congress want to split the food-stamps part of the bill from the farm subsidy part.
Jun 13, 2013 A battle is brewing over a California law that requires laying-hens to be given more space in the coop. Other egg-producing states want to override the law’s requirement.
Jun 11, 2013 Tucked into the farm bill is language that would add means testing to the federally subsidized crop insurance program.
May 15, 2013 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack hopes organic farming will help financially strapped small-scale farmers.
May 13, 2013 Lawmakers in the House and Senate begin work on the Farm Bill this week, and SNAP, the food stamp program, is on the agenda
Sep 18, 2012 Only if crop prices stay high, according to a recent economic study.
Jul 11, 2012 The food assistance program grew from rural efforts to get urban support for farm subsidies.
Jul 5, 2012 The Senate's version of the Farm Bill eliminates some key funding for farmers, especially those who make more than $750,000 a year.
Jun 15, 2012 An amendment in the current Farm Bill would keep government protection for popcorn crops. Popcorn is a tiny kernel in U.S. agriculture, but without the subsidy prices of your favorite movie snack could rise.
Apr 20, 2012 For now, the Farm Bill has stalled in Congress. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack talks about why the bill is vital to farmers, and the agriculture industry as a whole.