Agriculture

The Agricultural Act of 2014: Highlights of Impacts to California

Daphne Hunt and Bob Franzoia, February 2014
President Obama signed the Agricultural Act of 2014 (H.R. 2642)—commonly known as the farm bill—on February 7, 2014, which reauthorizes dozens of farm bill programs ranging from nutrition to agriculture for five years, through federal fiscal year 2018. This farm bill authorizes $956 billion over the next 10 years, with nearly 80 percent of the funding allocated to nutrition programs.
 

Confined Animal Facilities in California

Kip Wiley, Nick Vucinich, John Miller, and Max Vanzi, November 2004
Confined animal facilities, sometimes called factory farms, apply industrial production methods to the raising of animals for human consumption.