The Farm Bill: What Consumers Should Know

The Farm Bill: What Consumers Should Know

The U.S. Senate debates a bill that touches on everything from sugar to food stamps and may change the way tax dollars support the nation's food production.

The U.S. Senate this week is debating a mammoth farm bill that touches on everything from sugar to food stamps and sets terms for the taxpayer-funded safety net for farmers. Kojo explores what the nation's updated agriculture and nutrition policy will mean at the grocery store.

Guests

Philip Brasher

Editor of CQ’s Executive Briefing on Agriculture and Food

Scott Faber

Vice President for Government Affairs, Environmental Working Group

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