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Articles Tagged with ''nutrition''

Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson

Promise and perils of technology discussed at SNAP hearing

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2017 - The potential, but also the pitfalls, of new technologies to streamline the delivery of SNAP benefits was highlighted at a hearing of the House Agriculture Nutrition subcommittee, which hosted witnesses from technology companies, the Commonwealth of Kentucky and New York City as it gathers information in preparation for the 2018 farm bill.
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Daybreak geese

Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 16, 2017 - President Trump is releasing budget proposals this morning that will call for deep spending cuts across the federal government, including at USDA, EPA and other agencies. Trump’s targets at USDA will include the nation's flagship international food aid program, Food for Peace.
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Lucas and Peterson

Lesson #1: Every farm bill is unique – the last one was a doozy

(Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles in our new Agri-Pulse series: “The seven things you should know before you write the next farm bill.” Each segment provides important background and ‘lessons learned’ that can help inform and stimulate debate before formal work starts on writing the next farm bill.)
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for Feb. 1, 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2017 - President Trump has followed through on his promise to pick a nominee for the Supreme Court with solid conservative credentials. And his pick, Denver-based appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, is going to be especially attractive to people who believe that regulatory agencies have overreached their legislative authority.
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