House Agriculture Committee

But in a new report, the House Committee on Agriculture says nutrition assistance could use a little tweaking.
“People want to know. I’m hearing from my constituents, and they’re concerned,” said Rep. Chris Gibson (R-N.Y.), whose district
Conaway's Republican colleagues on the House Budget Committee earlier this year had proposed changing the Supplemental Nutrition
"We remain optimistic that we can reach agreement in time to be on the floor next week," House Agriculture Committee Chairman
Another committee aide said that the conferees are still making "progress," and that the science provision "is one of the
In remarks at the White House, Obama said "we should pass a farm bill, one that American farmers and ranchers can depend
Lucas argued that the Heritage Foundation was just trying to go after him for financial purposes. "If you want the conservative
This week's debate was not the first time lawmakers brought religion into disagreements over economic issues and helping
WASHINGTON, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Farm-state lawmakers have agreed to a one-year extension of the expiring U.S. farm law that
As rising temperatures and soaring demands for food and energy put more pressure on our planet's resources, we can invest wisely in food and environmental security by helping America's farmers, ranchers and foresters act as good stewards of our lands and waters.
"I didn't want poisons on my property. I didn't want to tell my child she couldn't play outside because we'd just sprayed. I didn't want anyone eating anything I knew I wouldn't eat myself."
Protecting our children from obesity requires more than increased physical activity and access to healthy food at school. It also compels us to do all we can to be sure they aren't coming home to poorly stocked kitchen cabinets. Childhood obesity and hunger are related and real problems -- and both are also really solvable.
I had worked as a newspaper reporter for more than a decade, interviewing presidential candidates and reality TV stars. I had a college degree and a retirement account. Never once had I thought I would need help with something as basic as buying food for my kid.
A spokesman for Corzine and his lawyer, Andrew Levander, declined comment. Tofteland said he has not returned to the futures
In 2009, USDA spent more than twice as much buying meat and dairy as it did on fruits and vegetables. What that means is that the USDA used taxpayers' money to buy about $1.5 billion worth of meat and dairy.
Eyes widened in a room of executives from companies with annual organic sales in the hundreds of millions of dollars, as Schmidt described how cakes baked with organic sugar and flour don't taste as good as regular cakes.
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, who last year called those who spend money on organic produce "dumb," may become the unlikely champion of a Farm Bill in 2012 that creates opportunities for sustainable farmers.
Many media outlets besides the AP and DTN are taking note of the gaps in USDA's farm program reporting. The Kansas City Star
It certainly sounded good. Hoping, perhaps, to persuade a dubious public that curbing reckless business practices is indeed
The move follows that of the House Financial Services Committee, where Rep. Judy Biggert, an Illinois Republican, offered