A new effort from the Bipartisan Policy Center to combat food and nutrition insecurity is headlined by a celebrity chef and former ag secretaries but also includes heavy hitters from all aspects of food and agriculture.
The Farmers to Families Food Box program has played a valuable role in addressing the hunger crisis caused by the COVID pandemic, but it needs to be improved so farms of all sizes can take advantage of it and hungry Americans can obtain needed sustenance, witnesses told the House Agriculture Committee Thursday.
In this opinion piece, Sanjeev Krishnan with S2G Ventures outlines a path that policymakers can follow to avoid the issues that arise when policy lags behind food and ag tech investment and innovation.
In this opinion piece, Tammy Anderson-Wise with Dairy Council of California, looks at the Dietary Guidelines for Americans as a call to action for agriculture to support nutrition education and food access programs.
A survey of more than 3,000 American consumers shows beef is currently chosen about three times more often than plant-based alternatives. But while the plant-based presence in the market remains small, it is growing.
A bipartisan group of senators negotiating a $908 billion coronavirus relief package is circulating a summary of the plan that allocates $13 billion for the agriculture sector. The document was obtained by Agri-Pulse.
The Trump administration and House Democrats have yet to reach a coronavirus relief deal, and billions in agriculture funding and food assistance increases hang in the balance as the high-level talks move slowly.
The Department of Agriculture is asking for comments on a proposed rule announced Thursday that USDA says would strengthen state training and employment resources by helping Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program enrollees move toward jobs.