There’s a problem when 10 percent of farmers receive 70 percent of the benefits
‘Dark forces’ trying to cut organic funding
‘Very premature to speculate about the farm bill savings’
‘They were just a little confused as to what to do’
The farm bill allows certain farmers across the country to plant and sell hemp seed, a cousin to marijuana
America’s farm policy has bequeathed a global protectionist catastrophe.
A promise the once-disgraced pol has kept.
‘You need to have a strategy!’
Republicans will cut spending — next time.
‘The abuses come from both parties’
This was the year both sides were supposed to compromise. Instead, we got a ‘bullying, disenfranchising shakedown of the American west.’
‘This Farm Bill is a monument to every dysfunction Washington indulges’
Heads to White House for Obama’s signature
The farm bill’s dairy provisions are a bad deal for 99.5 percent of his constituents.
Shockingly, Obama threatens a veto
The sugar lobby makes a bag of the sweet stuff cost a dollar more at the grocery store.
‘We voted against this bill in large part because of this intentional omission’
The agriculture market is already global, it’s time policy reflected that.
In a narrow 216-208 vote, the House passed the farm-focused legislation