Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-1), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management, held a hearing to evaluate the effectiveness of farm policy in advance of crafting the next farm bill.
Cotton fabric has regained some of the market share that was lost during the Great Recession (2008) and in the steep rise in cotton prices that occurred in 2011 and 2012. Read moreRead More »
Food makers say federal policies already inflate U.S. sugar prices, and the new agreement will make things worse. The sugar industry, meanwhile, says food companies are trying to drive down prices to sweeten their own profits, not to make treats more affordable. Read moreRead More »