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Opinion: Farmers Are Overusing Insecticide-Coated Seeds

Studies suggest that seeds coated with neonicotinoid insecticides may harm nontarget insects, mammals and birds.... (more)

John F. Tooker
March 15, 2022
Opinion: Cow’s Milk Without the Cow? How Cellular Agriculture Could Change the...

Technological changes that eliminate the need for livestock will likely disrupt the dairy industry as... (more)

Evan Bowness, Robert Newell and Sarah-Louise Ruder
February 27, 2022
Opinion: Climate Change Could Enable Alaska to Grow More Of Its Food—And...

Agriculture is one area in which climate change may actually bring some benefit to the... (more)

Nancy Fresco
February 8, 2022
Opinion: The Case for Putting Climate Labels on Meat

Last month’s Fox News-fueled brouhaha over the ban on beef that wasn’t was a reminder... (more)

Josh Voorhees
May 13, 2021
OPINION: Don’t Stop at Big Tech—We Need to Bust Big Agriculture, Too

Amid Congressional investigation and federal, state and private antitrust cases, all eyes are on Big... (more)

Rob Larew and Diana Moss
February 3, 2021
OPINION: Farmers Need More Meat Processing Options

For Pennsylvania rancher Michael Kovach, the lack of slaughter facilities near his farm has been... (more)

Rob Larew
October 23, 2020
OPINION: We Can No Longer Pretend Climate Change Doesn’t Exist

Over the past five years our ranch has been affected by three major fires. The... (more)

Megan Brown
September 20, 2020
OPINION: You Can’t Sit With Us

Over the past several years, I have become a well-known target within the online agricultural... (more)

Megan Brown
December 3, 2019