The United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is touring farms across New Jersey to find out about the challenges farmers face and what the USDA can do to help.
According to the report, young male veterans have higher unemployment rates then similar civilians, which can make it harder for them to afford enough to eat.
Some 35,000 New Jersey residents could lose SNAP benefits if Congress passes the House version of the farm bill.
If it passes, the farm bill will lower income limits for eligibility and require most adults ages 18 to 59 to work at least 20 hours a week to be eligible for food assistance.
Recipients of food stamps will see a decrease in benefits come Nov. 1.
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NJ Secretary of Agriculture Says Poor Weather Conditions Have Effect, But Produce Will Still Come to the Marketplace
New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher says it's too soon to tell what the economic impact will be from the cold and rainy weather that started this crop season. He says farmers will still ...