GovBeat: farm bill

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/28/2013

After Friday, states will lose $5 billion in food aid

Funding provided by the stimulus bill in 2009 runs out on Friday, and poor families will see benefit cuts.

By Reid Wilson  |  01:41 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, California, economy, farm bill, food aid, Food Stamps, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, newsletter, Poverty, snap, States, texas

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 10/23/2013

USDA will provide some relief to South Dakota farmers after blizzard

The Agriculture Department can provide some emergency relief, but lack of a farm bill is still delaying aid.

By Reid Wilson  |  03:27 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  disaster relief, farm bill, South Dakota, States, USDA

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 10/11/2013

Blizzard, lack of Farm Bill threatens South Dakota cattle ranchers

Cattle ranchers can’t get emergency relief until Congress acts to pass a Farm Bill.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:31 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  agriculture, disaster relief, farm bill, livestock, South Dakota