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Cory Booker Announces Legislation to Scale Back Factory Farms

Senator Cory Booker, New Jersey’s junior senator and a Democratic presidential hopeful, has unveiled a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 16, 2019
Agriculture Immigration Law Passes House, Despite Opposition From Conservative Groups

This week, the House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. This piece of... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 13, 2019
There Could Be a Coffee Shortage. Will Your Brew Break the Bank?

There’s an awful lot of complex economics that goes into your morning cup of coffee.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 13, 2019
This Common Household Appliance Could Turn Sewage Into Fertilizer

Biosolids—sewage—have lots of potential as agricultural fertilizer. It’s basically free and it contains essential nutrients... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 12, 2019
New England Fishermen are Losing Jobs Because of Climate Change

A new study has found that there is another significant threat to New England’s fishing... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 11, 2019
The EPA Decides Ranchers Can Use Cyanide Bombs to Kill Coyotes

Despite protests from groups such as the Center for Biological Diversity, the EPA this week... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 11, 2019
Researchers Say SNAP’s Online Grocery Delivery Poorly Serves Rural Food Deserts

Researchers have found that a federal pilot project that lets food stamp households use online... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 10, 2019
Sweet Potatoes Alert Their Buddies to Pest Attacks

We’re always here for a study of how plants dynamically adapt to changes in their... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 9, 2019
Could Supply Management Help Struggling Dairy Farmers?

In August 2018, a small group of Wisconsin dairy farmers took a bus to Albany,... (more)

Richard Mertens
December 9, 2019
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