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Utah school districts looking to end ‘lunch shaming’
USDA wants schools across the country to have policies in place that reduce stress to a child’s life and provides them nutritious meals.

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U.S. Wheat: Trump budget would ‘gut’ overseas marketing
U.S. Wheat: Trump budget would ‘gut’ overseas marketing
U.S. Wheat Associates joins a new coalition of agricultural organizations to protect funding for two federal programs that fund overseas marketing.
House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule
The House passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those spraying pesticides on or near rivers and lakes file for a permit
Trump’s food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress
Republicans are still eying cuts to the program, but none as large as what Trump has proposed.
Purdue defends budget’s food stamp cuts to angry Democrats
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending the Trump administration's proposal to cut $191 billion from food stamps over the next 10 years
Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs
Both Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt portray the environmental agency as a job-killing federal bureaucracy.
Ag groups on NAFTA: Modernize, don’t jeopardize
U.S. farm organizations are anxious about losing ground in NAFTA negotiations.
Lawsuit challenges lifting of Argentinian lemon ban
Lawsuit challenges lifting of Argentinian lemon ban
A lawsuit filed by U.S. citrus growers claims that USDA unlawfully decided to allow imports of Argentinian lemons due to foreign policy considerations rather than pest and disease risk.
Food stamps, Medicaid on chopping block in Trump’s budget
Trump’s blueprint for the 2018 budget year includes reductions to benefit programs such as Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies.
Why Trump’s combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous
Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous
Kansas wheat farmers still assessing blizzard damage
Kansas wheat farmers still assessing blizzard damage
An estimated 1 million to 2 million acres of wheat in eastern Colorado, western Kansas and the northern Texas are at risk.

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