Farm Policy

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 12:15

This week, the 116th session of Congress will convene. Members of Congress have their work cut out for them – most urgently, they need to find a way to end the partial government shutdown and fund the government, allowing federal workers and...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 13:30

Updated May 8, 2018: The Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, commonly known as "the farm bill," is one of the most important pieces of legislation that Congress develops, and the programs under it have a national and global impact. As occurs...

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 00:00

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] The House of Representatives will vote this week on a farm bill (HR 1947) that would dictate funding for food, farm, and nutrition programs over the next five years. The farm bill affects people from rural America...

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 00:00

This week, the Senate considers a five-year Farm Bill that will have profound implications for hungry and malnourished people in the United States and around the world. Despite promising improvements in the Millennium Development Goals, an...