There’s some confidence the U.S. Senate will approve the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act. Minnesota Congresswoman Angie Craig introduced some of the legislation included in the House-passed package. “I learned a long time ago not to predict what’s going to happen in the Senate in... Read More.
HUTCHINSON - Come out and enjoy great music and indulge in your favorite fair cuisine at Fair Food and Tunes this Saturday on the Kansas State Fairgrounds. Special live performances, featuring the Rock The Fair - Battle of the Bands Semi-Finalists. The opening ceremony... Read More.
An Iowa congresswoman says the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, passed by the House, will boost Iowa’s biofuels industry and provide support to the ag economy. Republican Ashley Hinson says the bill creates a task force to bring food prices down and prevent... Read More.
The executive director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association says the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act, passed by the House last week, is an important step to help increase access to E15. Monte Shaw says, “Why not do something that is going to... Read More.
By Lily O’Shea Becker, Kansas Reflector Fifty-two percent of Kansas food pantries reported serving more clients in 2021 than 2020, according to a new study from the University of Missouri. This trend is nationwide, as food pantries are experiencing an increased need... Read More.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack tells Brownfield he’s getting positive comments about how the new food system framework announced Wednesday will help farmers expand their markets. “So whether it’s expanded processing capacity that gives them additional markets or whether it’s the ability to... Read More.
The Biden administration has announced its framework to transform the country’s food system. During an event at Georgetown University on Wednesday, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack detailed more than $2 billion in funding to improve markets. “The transformation that needs to take place has to be... Read More.
Kansas Action for Children staff members Jessica Herrera Russell, left, and Adrienne Olejnik welcomed several policy changes by the 2022 Legislature, but urged lawmakers to look closer at the need for childcare, health and food assistance helpful to kids. (Tim Carpenter/Kansas Reflector)By Tim Carpenter,... Read More.
The director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says the latest grants to be awarded through the state’s Food and Agriculture Investment Program will continue to grow opportunities for farmers. “If they can have a market that’s close by, it’s more... Read More.
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana is raising awareness of food insecurity with its No One Runs on Empty campaign. President and CEO John Elliott says this year’s campaign centers around the idea of “Winners Give Milk,” and encourages people to donate money to buy... Read More.