Latest Food, Conservation, and Energy Act Stories

2009-01-15 11:18:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Farm Aid announced today that it granted $557,550 in 2008 to family farm and rural service organizations nationwide.

2009-01-06 08:00:00

Iowa Hosts National Agricultural Event that is Open to the Public and Features Meetings with Jim Hightower, Sue Martin, Roya Stanley, Will Allen, Donald Hey, Brian O'Shaughnessy, and Many Other Farming Experts WASHINGTON, Jan.

2008-10-01 03:00:06

Secretary Ed Schafer today announced the advent of a new era in nutrition assistance at USDA. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the new name of the Food Stamp Program, as a result of the recently enacted Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (P.L.

2008-09-20 15:00:33

By Suzanne Mills-Wazniak Contributing Writer The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 was enacted by the United States Congress on June 18.

2008-09-01 09:00:15

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News Except for an overridden veto by President Bush, the $290 billion farm bill quietly passed through Congress this past summer, with funds expected to last for five years. If you're like most people, the news didn't become dinner table fodder.

2008-08-27 15:01:03

The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $35 million for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, the department announced Wednesday.

2008-08-07 12:00:21

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Anita Brown +1-530-792-5644, or Alan Forkey +1-530-792- 5653, both of Natural Resources Conservation Service Sign up follows record $54 million in conservation contracts in California in 2008 DAVIS, Calif., Aug.

2008-07-20 06:00:25

By Luther Turmelle, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 20--The recent passage of the 2008 Farm Bill, which sets the nation's agricultural policy for the next four years, benefits Connecticut agricultural operations more than previous legislation has, according to state and federal officials.

2008-05-22 08:10:00

Democrats are picking up the pieces after an embarrassing technical gaffe that delayed a triumphant rejection of President Bush's veto of a massive farm bill.

2006-05-08 09:03:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress should rewrite U.S. farm subsidy law dramatically to encourage land stewardship and protect farm income by "revenue-based risk management systems" that would replace an automatic spigot into the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.