August 2014 - Page 3 of 8 - Modern Farmer
What’s Going on With All These Farmer Protests in India?

A massive series of protests in response to farm bill changes in India have made... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 9, 2020
Biden to Reportedly Pick Tom Vilsack as USDA Chief

On Tuesday evening, Hans Nichols of Axios reported that President-elect Joe Biden plans to select... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 8, 2020
Democrats Choose David Scott to Head House Agriculture Committee

After a minor squabble, House Democrats have chosen a new head of the Agriculture Committee.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 4, 2020
Study Finds 1 Percent of Farms Own 70 Percent of World’s Farmland

Just like with wealth inequality, land inequality can have disastrous effects on agriculture and on... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 27, 2020
New Bill Seeks to Help Black Farmers Reclaim Place in American Agriculture

Black Americans were, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a major force in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 21, 2020
Progressive Groups Urge Biden Against Picking Heidi Heitkamp for USDA Chief

We’re still a ways off from the appointments of the various members of the incoming... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 19, 2020
Alliance of Conservative and Progressive Farm Groups Takes Aim at Climate Change

On Tuesday morning, a new coalition of farm, food, and environmental groups announced its formation... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 17, 2020
Trump Administration to Freeze Wages of H-2A Farmworkers

The Department of Labor has finalized new rules that advocates say will limit farmworkers’ hourly... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 12, 2020
European Union Hits United States With Tariffs On Tobacco, Nuts

The European Union is set to impose new tariffs on a list of American goods... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 10, 2020
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