Heading into the new year there is no doubt that farm and ranch country will have their eye on Washington DC pressing their lawmakers to finish the task at hand, the next Farm Bill. But that may be too tall of a challenge given the current political climate. [READ MORE…]
I’m saying a big ole thank you to everyone who is doing their part to do their best today. It is just all so awesome, and it warms this gal’s heart in a big way! So don’t forget to spread kindness and thanks to those around you today!
And then I am reminded that so long ago, in a land far away. There was a plain ole barn, full of a menagerie of animals, just like this, where the greatest gift of all time was born. And it reminds me that we are exactly where we need to be.
Merry Christmas from our barn to yours!
Before the House left for Christmas break, they did pass legislation that effects the nation’s school lunch program. According to House Ag Committee Chairman, GT Thompson, along with 329 of his colleagues, voted in favor of H.R. 1147, the Whole Milk for Healthy Kids Act. This legislation, which passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support, will restore the option of whole milk in school nutrition programs. [READ MORE…]
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