In: Nutrition Programs
School Lunch Programs Adjust Meal Rates
- July 17, 2014
Posted July 17, 2014 This Notice announces the annual adjustments to the “national average payments,” the amount of money the Federal...
Groups Invited to Comment on SNAP E&T Study
- July 16, 2014
Posted July 16, 2014 In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the general public and other public agencies...
Stabenow to Convene First Child Nutrition Reauthorization Hearing
- June 6, 2014
Posted June 6, 2014 Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene...
Committee Approved 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
- June 2, 2014
Posted June 2, 2014 On Thursday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the fiscal year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill on a...
Controversy over School Lunch Program Continues
- May 13, 2014
Posted May 13, 2014 The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture is looking to include language in the fiscal 2015 spending...
Vilsack Releases Farm Bill Implementation Progress Report
- April 7, 2014
Posted April 7, 2014 Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently released a progress report for the implementation of the farm...
USDA Finalizes Changes to Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
- March 13, 2014
Posted March 13, 2014 USDA recently finalized changes to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC),...
2015 Budget Proposes Cuts to USDA
- March 6, 2014
Posted March 6, 2014 Tuesday, the White House proposed almost $24 billion in discretionary spending for the U.S. Agriculture Department...
Congress Approves Farm Bill, President’s Signature Next
- February 4, 2014
Posted February 4, 2014 Congress has passed a five-year farm bill after a long, arduous process that lasted over two...
USDA Proposes Standards for School Nutrition Officials
- February 4, 2014
Posted February 4, 2014 The USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) recently released a proposed rule which would create minimum...
Farm Bill Framework May be Announced This Week
- December 10, 2013
Posted December 10, 2013 After months of negotiations, farm bill conferees are close to a deal that would clear the...
Big Advances for Farm Bill, but Deal Unlikely This Year
- December 6, 2013
Posted December 6, 2013 After a meeting on Wednesday, farm bill negotiators made major advances, but conferees say a deal...
Farm Bill Work Continues, Agreement Possible
- December 2, 2013
Posted December 2, 2013 While farm bill negotiators failed to meet a self-imposed deadline of reaching a framework for a...
Report Finds Potential Savings of $130 Billion from Agricultural Programs
- November 18, 2013
Posted November 18, 2013 A report released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) shows that Congress could save around $130...