Yesterday | National Review Online
The most recent version of the near $1 trillion farm bill is on the move again after being held up for a few months in the House at the end of last year.
Friday | Mississippi Business Journal
Politics, agriculture, and the economy were the hot topics on a rainy Delta morning as hundreds gathered for the 78th annual meeting of Delta Council, Friday, May 17, on the campus of Delta State University.
Friday | Common Dreams
Deciding how America will nourish itself and sustain its farms would seem a top policy priority - yet as the US Farm Bill demonstrates, sustainably grown, healthy food and livable incomes for farmers and workers remain an afterthought in a process controlled almost entirely by agribusiness and a handful of farm-state legislators.
Friday | WHIO
The House and Senate Agriculture Committees laid the groundwork this week for reducing the size of the federal food stamp program, approving farm bills that would shrink food aid and alter the way people qualify for it.
Late Wednesday night, the House Agriculture Committee passed a comprehensive, $940 billion farm bill.
Two seemingly common-sense, bipartisan food reforms have gotten mugged on Capitol Hill in recent days.
Central Michigan University political science professors called U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Township, the early favorite to win U.S. Sen.
"Families who are living in poverty did not spend this nation into debt," says Sen.
Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 14, 2013, during the committee's hearing on the Farm Bill, officially known as the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013.
The Allied landfill site sits directly behind dozens of neighbors' backyards. A fence separates the yards from Portage Creek, which runs around the Allied site.
Michael DeRuiter checks the blooms on his cherry trees last week in one of his orchards near Hart.
Allied Paper site: Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, and Democratic U.S. Sens.
Lawmakers who last year failed to complete a rewrite of U.S. agricultural policy will restart their effort this week with pressure building for even bigger cuts for farmers and food-stamp recipients.
Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 36s and 40s lower, others generally unchanged.
A west Michigan congressman and the state's U.S. senators want the Environmental Protection Agency to take another look at removing contaminated materials from a waste site in Kalamazoo.