Stephanie Mercier takes a look at the targeted mandatory programs and cuts made from the farm bill, including commodity and crop insurance programs, conservation, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program.
Scan today’s headlines and it’s easy to see it’s a scary time in the digital age: an Equifax hack exposing up to 143 million credit records; mobile malware (malicious software) that targets early versions of Android Oreo; and new “phishing” scams affecting WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger users. Makes you want to unplug and go[…]Read More »
After eight years, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s tenure is coming to an end. Vilsack is the longest-serving agriculture secretary since Orville Freeman also served eight years in the 1960s. Read moreRead More »