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
Can Backyard Chickens or Gardens Supply a Household’s Protein Needs?

Backyard gardens in the United States are most often supplemental to a household’s diet, and,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 20, 2021
Rampant Farm Fraud Reportedly Plagues PPP Loans

In its efforts to keep small businesses afloat during the pandemic, the government made a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 20, 2021
Cracked Bridge Over Mississippi River Could Have Major Effects on Agriculture

A crack in a bridge in Tennessee over the Mississippi River could disrupt huge shipments... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 18, 2021
Court Rejects Bayer’s Glyphosate Appeal

The number of cases alleging that Roundup, Monsanto’s former flagship product, causes cancer exceeded 10,000.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 18, 2021
Why is the USDA Buying $40 Million Worth of Pistachios?

The USDA has long purchased food from American producers, but often, some types of products... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 17, 2021
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