Obama Launching Program To Boost Rural Exports"Made in Rural America" initiative aims to help American farmers increase their sales to other countries.
McConnell: 'The Farm Bill Has Become A Food Stamp Bill'Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared before Kentucky's most influential agricultural group on Saturday to explain his vote against a proposed new farm bill, saying the legislation had been overtaken by a too-generous food stamp program that overshadows actual farm policy.
Milk Prices Could Rise if Farm Bill Looms A New Year's deadline that could send the price of milk skyward looms over congressional negotiators as they try to reach agreement on a five-year farm bill.
Report: Milk Could Skyrocket To $8 A Gallon If Farm Bill Not PassedThe fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached: higher milk prices.