Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced bipartisan legislation last week that would rename the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Michele Stockwell, executive director of BPC Action...

Co-chairs of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)’s Food and Nutrition Security Task Force—former Agriculture Secretaries Dan R. Glickman and Ann M. Veneman, chef and founder of the World Central Kitchen José Andrés; and The Food Industry Association President and CEO Leslie Sarasin—and BPC Action commend the bipartisan leadership of Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman...

Dear Farm Bill Conferees: As you begin your work on the 2018 Farm Bill conference report, we write to you on the issues of rural infrastructure, improving data utilization for agricultural management, improving nutrition in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and promoting clean energy....