Two U.S. Senators in the Northern Plains are asking the USDA’s Farm Service Agency to quickly allow emergency haying and grazing in the expanding drought. In a letter, John Thune from South Dakota and Amy Klobuchar from Minnesota say producers are concerned certain Conservation... Read More.
A U.S. Representative from Minnesota says lawmakers are considering ways to continue to improve the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the next farm bill. Brad Finstad is the chairman of the House Ag Subcommittee on Nutrition. “We’re just trying to make sure we take a... Read More.
The House is expected to vote Wednesday on an agreement in principle that would raise the debt ceiling while reducing government spending. The agreement, known as the Fiscal Responsibility Act, includes a temporary expansion of work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.... Read More.