United States farm bill

U.S. News
Farmers already are struggling with years of falling incomes, and more of them are seeking mental healthcare than before.
Politics
Trump signed a new farm bill into law that will legalize hemp, a non-intoxicating form of cannabis, in all 50 states.
Politics
For almost 50 years, hemp has been considered a Schedule I substance alongside more potent strains of marijuana. Congress is finally set to change that.
Politics
President Trump's tweets weren't enough to make it happen.
Politics
Negotiators wanted to keep the pressure on by not doing a short-term extension. But it's rural lawmakers who are feeling the pressure most.
U.S. News
Questions will remain about how to test hemp and how to treat new products.
Opinion
Americans rely on low-wage workers every day while the House GOP shreds their social safety net.
Politics
A fight over immigration ended up tanking the farm bill.
Politics
An amendment threatens farm animal protections, food safety laws and rules on invasive species.
Politics
The GOP bill would lower income limits for some SNAP recipients and raise them for certain agricultural subsidies.
Green
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Politics
This week, I am excited to join a group of advocates and chefs from Food Policy Action, the National Resource Defense Council
Politics
Ready your tractors and plows—the farm bill is upon us. This omnibus package of legislation, reauthorized every 5 to 7 years