farm policy http://iowapublicradio.org en Women on the Farm: An Evolving Role http://iowapublicradio.org/post/women-farm-evolving-role <p>Women have worked in agriculture since agriculture began, but for many years they were limited to supporting roles. Talk of Iowa seeks out women's voices in agriculture, through history and today.&nbsp; Jenny Barker-Devine, author of <a href="http://www.uiowapress.org/books/2013-spring/behalf-family-farm.htm">"On Behalf of the Family Farm: Iowa Farm Women's Activism since 1945"</a> discusses how the roles of farm women changed during the 20th century. Mon, 13 May 2013 18:57:32 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Sarah Boden 20682 at http://iowapublicradio.org Women on the Farm: An Evolving Role Farm Bill 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/farm-bill-2012 <p>The Farm Bill is the primary agricultural and food policy tool of the federal government. The comprehensive bill is passed every five years in Congress. Recently, Congress <a href="http://www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/53345/ " target="_blank">decided to postpone</a> action on the new bill until after the November elections.</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 16:08:57 +0000 Charity Nebbe 9117 at http://iowapublicradio.org Farm Bill 2012