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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

As Congress continues to craft the next farm bill, two critical conservation challenges need to be addressed.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The majority of federal farm subsidies already go to the wealthiest farmers: The top 10 percent of recipients received 77 percent of subsidies between 1995 and 2016. But a provision in the House Agriculture Committee’s proposed farm bill would make it even easier for millionaire farmers to receive subsidies.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Our farm safety net is already so filled with loopholes that the top 3 percent of farms – or about 60,000 farms – receive roughly 40 percent of all farm subsidies.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The negative health and environmental impacts of pesticide use and exposure are well established: They range from increased cancer risk, to damage to children’s brains and nervous systems, to lower sperm counts, to acute effects like nausea, dizziness and vomiting.

Monday, April 16, 2018

The House Agriculture Committee’s proposed farm bill would impose new work requirements on recipients of SNAP benefits, commonly known as food stamps, which help alleviate hunger for more than 40 million Americans.

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