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Administration’s budget proposal reduces federal USDA spending by 8 percent

The administration has proposed an election-year budget that calls for cuts to federal spending that supports rural communities. President Trump’s budget proposal, “A Budget for America’s Future,” proposes $240 billion in mandatory savings over 10 years from U.S. Department of Agriculture programs

Rising agritourism allows small and mid-sized farms to compete

Once an almost negligible revenue stream for the farming industry, agritourism in America is on the rise. Traditionally, wineries dominated agritourism. Now everything from livestock to beet farms are courting suburban and urban families, and revenue is increasing.