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YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (WYSO) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently changed a policy that could allow more Ohio schools to serve free meals. But advocates say it may not be… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced more than $760,000 in funding for 22 rural energy projects in West Virginia. Manchin’s… Read More
The Trump Administration has been buying food from farmers and getting it to food banks. Food banks, however, say the program was not set up to deliver food efficiently.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Department of Agriculture numbers show Ohio farmers have been hit with the state’s worst weather-prevented planting season on record. The Columbus Dispatch reports the data released this… Read More
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week a proposal to tighten the rules on who qualifies for food stamps through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). USDA estimates more… Read More
A plan to move USDA research groups out of Washington, D.C. has towns clamoring for high-paying jobs. But critics say it’s part of an effort to gut objective research and cut jobs at the two agencies.
The Farm Service Agency office in Mayfield, Kentucky, is so quiet you can hear the tick of the Department of Agriculture-branded clock on the wall. Eleven employees usually make up… Read More