One of the most influential policies on agriculture is the farm bill. The current farm bill will likely be renewed in 2018. Because the Republican party has a slight majority in both houses, the development, approval and implementation of the next farm bill is “likely to be a smoother process than the two-year process of the previous farm bill,” according to a recent Rabobank report.
The International Food Information Council Foundation recently dug deep into what Baby Boomers think about food and nutrition in the “2016 Food & Health Survey” and found that perceptions of the healthfulness of certain foods vary dramatically among generations, especially between Boomers versus Millennials. Read moreRead More »
The U.S. Department of Navy has been mandated to derive at least 50 percent of its energy consumption from alternative sources by 2020. Peanuts have made the cut for potential sources, but can this new fuel-based market for peanuts be fostered? Read moreRead More »