Cammack Expects Tough Battle for Farm Bill

Dan Agri-Business, Farm Bill, Legislative

There’s just over a month until the current farm bill expires, and some lawmakers are gearing up for a tough fight. Florida Congresswoman Kat Cammack (R-FL) spoke at the Sweetener Symposium in California last week and said she’s expecting a battle over the farm bill. In an interview with us on Monday, she explained some of the issues she expects. …


USDA Extends WIC-Related Formula Flexibilities

Dan This Land of Ours

An extension in the WIC program for baby formula. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The USDA is extending a key funding flexibility in the WIC program that’s allowed state agencies and their infant formula manufacturers to work together to provide more options for needy families. Under this flexibility that’s now extended to the end of October, USDA …


Agri View: Costly and Abused Help

Dan Agri View

Everett Griner talks about a government program that is costly and abused in today’s Agri View.   I suppose every community in America has its own program to help feed the low income and other families that are nutritionally at risk. The USDA has WIC. That is Woman, Infants, and Children. It is one of the costliest programs administered by …