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Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat, finds it disconcerting that some of the lawmakers who gladly take the governmentâ€™s subsidies want to cut SNAP, or subsidies to people who need help buying groceries.
The global event was established in 2007, and has drawn support from governors, mayors, and other leaders across the U.S. This year's Pollinator Week proclamation was signed by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell.
Farm Policy Facts, a diverse coalition of agricultural organizations, launched the â€śReal Farms, Real Families.â€ť campaign last week, with ads running in Roll Call, The National Journal, the Washington Post, The Hill, and Financial Times.
The book explores how industrial agriculture has, since World War I, informed not just U.S. dietary habits and culinary discourse but also the country's economic aspirations and its rise to global power.
Subsidies -- for both needy families and less-needy corporate interests -- have drawn opponents as diverse as the Koch brothers and the Environmental Working Group.