In a farm bill preview, farm-state Republicans attack SNAP

The Biden administration is spending too much on SNAP and is unwilling to restrict access to food stamps, farm-state Republicans told Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Tuesday. They called for stricter work requirements for SNAP and said, without evidence, that millions of migrants might be receiving benefits.  “Absurd,” responded Vilsack.

Mexico to buy ‘large quantities’ of U.S. ag exports, says Trump

Without providing details, President Trump said on social media over the weekend that Mexico, the largest U.S. food and ag trade partner, would "immediately begin buying large quantities of agricultural product from our great patriot farmers." Purchases were not mentioned in a joint declaration by the North American neighbors to avert temporarily Trump's threat to impose tariffs on all imports from Mexico unless it acted to restrict crossings at the southern U.S. border.

Chobani owner is a target of right-wing extremists

Hamdi Ulukaya, the founder of Chobani yogurt, has become a target of far-right groups angry that he employs 300 refugees in his factories, says the New York Times. Some critics have called for boycotting Chobani, while the company's Twitter feed and Facebook page have been lit up with racist comments.