Republicans are still eying cuts to the program, but none as large as what Trump has proposed.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending the Trump administration's proposal to cut $191 billion from food stamps over the next 10 years
Both Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt portray the environmental agency as a job-killing federal bureaucracy.
U.S. farm organizations are anxious about losing ground in NAFTA negotiations.
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.
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
An estimated 1 million to 2 million acres of wheat in eastern Colorado, western Kansas and the northern Texas are at risk.
The pro-industry Center for Consumer Freedom says HSUS is using charitable funds to benefit the interests of Whole Foods, whose CEO sits on the HSUS board of directors.
A bill doubling the $200 million USDA spends annually on agricultural export promotions over five years has been introduced by Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash. He and a Democratic co-sponsor of Maine say it’s needed to stay competitive in global markets.
Trump administration officials hailed the deal as a significant advance toward boosting U.S. exports and closing America’s trade gap with the world’s second-largest economy.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and other Democrats are proposing giving legal status to many undocumented farmworkers. Farm groups generally praise the proposal but say it’s only part of the answer.
Trump administration appointments, comments and better processing of H-2A-visa guestworker applications are welcomed by organizations representing agricultural employers.
A group of U.S. wheat industry representatives visited Tanzania in March to study “monetized” wheat used in food aid programs.