Farm bill critics propose a food bill that reduces subsidies, enhances public nutrition

The “farm bill coalition” that guides the $90 billion-a-year farm bill through Congress traditionally is composed of farm, conservation and antihunger groups. Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer unveiled an alternative bill that would reduce farm subsidies, strengthen soil and water stewardship rules, expand access to healthy food, tackle food waste and protect animal welfare with a bet… » Read More

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