Arizona has been cleared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to test a program aimed at limiting fraud and reduce illegal trafficking of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits.
Issue pits farm-state against oil-state Republican lawmakers.
States can enjoy greater local control of how Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamp) benefits are administered, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says.
Kids at schools with Farm to School programs eat more fruits and vegetables, a new study suggests.
Cranberries might be a staple on Thanksgiving tables, but a glut of U.S. supplies has gotten so large that fruit could be headed to the compost pile.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue visited Grimmway Farms recently, touring a carrot facility and hearing about some of the pressures that produce growers face.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is stepping back from a plan to revise bitoechnology regulations.