Eating A Cat Could Send You To Prison Under Proposed Law

US | Thomas Phippen
Cat watches a man chop meat (Shutterstock/PAKULA PIOTR) | Farm Bill Draft: No Eating Dogs, Cats

‘…disturbing practice’

SUBSIDY REFORM: The New Farm Bill Needs Payment Limits

op-ed | Sen. Chuck Grassley
farm Shutterstock/Fotokostic

There’s a problem when 10 percent of farmers receive 70 percent of the benefits

Obama Official: GOP Is 'Cruisin for a Bruisin' If It Cuts Funding To Organic Farms

US | Thomas Phippen
A hippy farmer, circa 2010 (Photo: Shutterstock/CREATISTA)

‘Dark forces’ trying to cut organic funding

Bumper Crop Could Cost Taxpayers Billions In Farm Subsidies

Business | Peter Fricke

‘Very premature to speculate about the farm bill savings’

Federal Agents Seize Another Shipment Of Harmless Hemp Seeds

US | Greg Campbell

‘They were just a little confused as to what to do’

'If Obama Allows This, He'll Go Down As The Hemp President'

US | Ariel Cohen
Festival goers are given bags of Doritos corn chips by Seattle Police Department officers during the Hempfest rally in Seattle

The farm bill allows certain farmers across the country to plant and sell hemp seed, a cousin to marijuana

The freer the trade, the better things get

Opinion | Seton Motley

America’s farm policy has bequeathed a global protectionist catastrophe.

Mark Sanford's road to redemption

Opinion | W. James Antle III
Mark Sanford attends the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.

A promise the once-disgraced pol has kept.

The Boehner 28

Opinion | W. James Antle III
Speaker of the House John Boehner walks to his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

Republicans will cut spending — next time.

Dr. Ben Carson slams farm bill: 'Both parties have people who believe in big government control'

Politics | Brendan Bordelon

‘The abuses come from both parties’

The Farm Bill vs. America

Opinion | Sen. Mike Lee

This was the year both sides were supposed to compromise. Instead, we got a ‘bullying, disenfranchising shakedown of the American west.’

Food stamp-heavy farm bill heads to Obama's desk

Politics | Caroline May
President Obama speaks after a tour of the U.S. Steel Irvin Plant in West Mifflin, Penn.

‘This Farm Bill is a monument to every dysfunction Washington indulges’

REJOICE, OH SPECIAL INTERESTS: Farm bill passes Senate

Politics | Reuters

Heads to White House for Obama’s signature

Mike Rogers' one-half percent

Opinion | Andrew Moylan

The farm bill’s dairy provisions are a bad deal for 99.5 percent of his constituents.

House passes bill cutting $40 billion from food stamp program

Politics | Caroline May
Food Stamp Nutritional Assistance

Shockingly, Obama threatens a veto

Since when do we coddle cartels?

Opinion | Alan Daley
Sugary Drinks Obesity

The sugar lobby makes a bag of the sweet stuff cost a dollar more at the grocery store.

House Dems call on Boehner to include food stamps in future farm bill

Politics | Caroline May

‘We voted against this bill in large part because of this intentional omission’

It's time for 'zero for zero' farm subsidies

Opinion | Seton Motley

The agriculture market is already global, it’s time policy reflected that.

House passes stripped down farm bill, without food stamps

Politics | Caroline May
John Boehner

In a narrow 216-208 vote, the House passed the farm-focused legislation