EPA to Reverse Trump-Era Clean Water Deregulation

On Wednesday, the EPA chief, Michael Regan, announced that the Biden administration will formally repeal... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 10, 2021
Bill Would Reveal Race, Gender of Those Receiving Farm Subsidies

The USDA has a long and upsetting history of discrimination against farmers of color. One... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 9, 2021
USDA to Invest Billions to Fix Food Supply Chain Disruptions

One almost universal effect that COVID-19 had on industries and society as a whole was... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 8, 2021
Study: Livestock Methane Emissions Are Much Higher Than Thought

Methane is not quite as abundant, as far as greenhouse gases go, as carbon dioxide—but... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 7, 2021
Texas Wine Grape Growers Sue Bayer-Monsanto Over Dicamba Drift Damage

The volatile nature of the pesticide dicamba has meant that it can wind up miles... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 4, 2021
Brazilian Government May Start Paying Farmers to Conserve Land

Under President Jair Bolsonaro, deforestation rates have increased by most measures in Brazil. But recent... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 4, 2021
What’s in Biden’s 2022 Budget Proposal for Agriculture?

Last week, the Biden administration released its first annual budget proposal.  The proposal for 2022,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 2, 2021
Cyber Attack Forces JBS to Shut Down Several Plants

Meatpacking plants may rely on lots of human hands, but they also rely on functional... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 1, 2021
The Struggle to Contain, and Eat, the Invasive Deer Taking over Hawaii

There should not be any land mammals living in the wild on any of the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 24, 2021