Reauthorized every five years, each new iteration of the farm bill may establish new programs, end old programs, and modify continuing programs related to how our food is grown, how our citizens are fed, and how our land is used. Food and agricultural policy can be exceedingly complex, so, in advance of the 2018 reauthorization, bolster your farm bill knowledge with this helpful infographic and some wise words from our Friedman community experts.
Sources: M. Ismail, P. Wilde, “Beyond the Farm Bill: What Nutrition Professionals Need To Know about the Nutrition Title,” Nutrition Today, 52(6): 273-280, 2017. P. Wilde, “Farming and Food Production: What Nutrition Professionals Need to Know About the Agricultural Parts of the Farm Bill,” Nutrition Today, 52(6): 281-284, 2017. Congressional Research Service, “The 2014 Farm Bill,’ March 12, 2014.
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