Archive for March, 2012

2012 Farm Bill: Managing Risk Wisely

Shallow loss? Deep loss? Keeping the status quo? Read Bruce’s latest Agri-Pulse opinion piece with his thoughts about “Managing Risk Wisely” as the Senate Ag Committee prepares for its fourth and likely final Farm Bill hearing, to be focused on Risk Management and Commodities in the 2012 Farm Bill.

2012 Farm Bill: Good Nutrition is More Than Homegrown

While the best tomato may always be the ripe off the vine, warm and delicious variety picked in your own backyard, nutritious foods come from many places. The largest portion of USDA’s budget goes towards nutrition programs to increase food security and reduce hunger. How can we best utilize those dollars while promoting good nutrition […]