House Democrats sink pilot project to limit SNAP purchases – July 11, 2024

House Democrats sink pilot project to limit SNAP purchases On a voice vote Wednesday, minority-party Democrats deleted from the annual USDA-FDA funding bill a pilot project to block SNAP recipients from buying “unhealthy foods.” Democratic members of the House Appropriations Committee said the pilot project, authored by Republican Rep. Andy… Continue reading

Farmland values plateau with occasional declines – July 10, 2024

Farmland values plateau with occasional declines High interest rates and lower commodity prices are front-of-mind factors for farmland buyers, said Farmers National Co., a large farm management and real estate company. “Despite these negative pressures, the land market has remained relatively resilient but shows signs of settling in general, including… Continue reading