Morning Agriculture: States Are Testing How to Get People Off SNAP — Trump and the Modern Combine — Arkansas Dicamba Ban Fails

STATES ARE TESTING HOW TO GET PEOPLE OFF SNAP: There’s a $200 million experiment happening right now in 10 states aimed at figuring out how best to help find jobs for SNAP recipients, a hot-button issue going into the next farm bill. But there’s one problem with the oft-forgotten pilots, which Congress provided for in the 2014 farm bill: The results won’t be ready in time for the upcoming reauthorization, Pro Ag’s Helena Bottemiller Evich reports this morning.

The under-the-radar pilots are part of the first-ever attempt to seriously study the effectiveness of SNAP employment and training efforts, commonly known as SNAP E&T. They are an overlooked vestige of Reagan-era programming that gives states hundreds of millions of dollars each year to provide job training and search services to food stamp recipients. The goal is to get recipients a job so they can support themselves…

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