The USDA is set to increase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP benefits by more than 25%, the biggest increase in over 40 years. Professor Craig Gundersen weighs in on […]
The introduction to the agriculture chapter of the Fourth National Climate Assessment states: “Rising temperatures, extreme heat, drought, wildfire on rangelands, and heavy downpours are expected to increasingly disrupt agricultural […]
Back in April, we hosted food and agriculture writer Tom Philpott to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on our food supply. Today, he returns to the show to discuss […]
Yesterday, Sonny Perdue, the head of the United States Department of Agriculture announced a final rule change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. That program provided food stamps […]
A proposed federal rule change would mean some Wisconsinites would no longer be eligible for food stamps if it takes effect. WORT producer Chali Pittman has the story.
Is your organic food really “organic?” Joining us by phone to talk about his ongoing investigations of organic agriculture is Washington Post reporter Peter Whoriskey. He works on projects in […]