TIME AT THE TABLE What is a Food Desert?
A question worth asking. Wikipedia states:Afood desertis any area in the industrialized world where healthful, affordable food is difficult to obtain.Before you get fired up the USDA determined that... Posted on 3/1/12 at 5:29 PM
WASHINGTON — Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said Saturday that she plans to hold a markup of a new farm bill in May, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., signaled that he intends to bring it to the Senate floor that same month.
WASHINGTON — Weary lawmakers pushed at last toward a final vote on emergency legislation to avoid a national “fiscal cliff” of major tax increases and spending cuts in a New Year’s Night culmination of a struggle that tested divided government to the limit.
WASHINGTON — An influential Democratic senator on Friday called for the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to vote on a new U.S. farm bill before the end of the year and thus avoid a potential spike in U.S. milk prices and other repercussions.
WASHINGTON — Democrats launched two ads in North Dakota on Tuesday criticizing Republican Senate candidate Rick Berg over the stalled farm bill as the party seeks to capitalize on rural voters’ frustration with congressional inaction.
BELFIELD — The U.S. Senate’s version of the 2012 farm bill looks promising to the North Dakota Farmers Union, the union’s president, Woody Barth, told local farmers Tuesday at a public forum at the pavilion in Belfield.
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