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Archive: July 11, 2012

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SPRING VALLEY, Wis. - The 2012 Farm Bill has moved out of the Senate, providing a good idea of what the bill could look like, although it still depends on what the House does. The Senate bill has good and bad points for organic farmers, says Faye Jones, executive director of the Midwest Organic and ...Read More

PHOTO: Chefs encouraging protection of SNAP

BALTIMORE - Some of the biggest names on the food scene are using their celebrity clout to ask Congress to keep the recipe for SNAP strong. SNAP is the food assistance program formerly known as food stamps. This week, the U.S. House Agriculture Committee is debating cutting SNAP funding by more tha ...Read More

PHOTO: Chefs encouraging protection of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Some Minnesotans who already are struggling to put food on the table could lose a valuable lifeline under the Farm Bill being discussed beginning today in the U.S. House Agriculture Committee. The proposal would cut more than $16 billion from the Supplemental Nutritional Assistanc ...Read More

PHOTO: Farmers have discovered that many urban-dwellers, even those in Iowa, have never set foot on a working farm  and some will pay for the experience.

DES MOINES, Iowa - Year after year, farms near urban centers are gobbled up as cities expand. Some farmers, however, have discovered that many urban dwellers, even those in Iowa, have never set foot on a working farm - and some will pay for the experience. It's called "agro-tourism" - and, accordin ...Read More

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