USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Jan. 19 announced four grants totaling $13.6 million to combat citrus greening disease. The agency has awarded $400 million to fight the disease since 2009.
As the U.S. Senate’s two party leaders were on the floor early Wednesday afternoon swooning over their bipartisan budget deal, Sen. John Thune walked briskly down a hallway in one of the Senate office buildings. Read moreRead More »
Stephanie Mercier takes a look at the targeted mandatory programs and cuts made from the farm bill, including commodity and crop insurance programs, conservation, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program. Read moreRead More »