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House GOP moves to slash USDA funding, restrict CCC

House GOP appropriators proposed Wednesday to slash fiscal 2024 funding for USDA by one-third, in part by eliminating some climate-related funding, restricting Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s use of the Commodity Credit Corp. spending authority and expanding work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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ARS funding responsive agriculture solutions study

Using funding from USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, Texas A&M's Institute for Advancing Health Through Agriculture (IHA) plans to partner over the next 18 months with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs to garner expert and leader opinions on developing a national roadmap on responsive agriculture priorities.
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