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Agriculture Reform

Arthur Delaney

Farm Bill Could Reduce Transparency Of Agriculture Safety Net | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fifteen members of Congress or their spouses received $237,921 in federal farm subsidy payments last year, according to a new analysis o...

Why We Need to Save the Farm Bill

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Helen Dombalis, policy associate, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition This is my first time working in Washington on a Farm...

Reform the Farm Bill

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger, Susan Prolman, of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition This week, the full Senate is working through the Farm Bill.  Th...

Food Fight: Why Congress and Obama's Proposed Budget Cuts Are the Wrong Move for Colorado

Sam Schabacker | Posted 07.31.2011 | Denver
Sam Schabacker

These cuts are not solutions to our budget crises, nor will they mend our broken food system. Rather, they are ideological prescriptions that will do nothing but further enrich corporate agribusiness.

Agricultural Policy Should Fuel Health, Not Epidemics!

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

In 2009, USDA spent more than twice as much buying meat and dairy as it did on fruits and vegetables. What that means is that the USDA used taxpayers' money to buy about $1.5 billion worth of meat and dairy.

It Takes a Global Society to Feed a Child

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephan B. Tanda

When delegates convene at the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, I hope that one positive result of the food price crisis will be the recognition that we cannot succeed in a failing world.