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Senate Approves Farm Bill, Finally

Mitch McConnell signed it with a pen made of hemp.

Dan Nosowitz
Five Midterm Races Where Farming Was a Factor

Farmers are small in number, but in an era of stark urban-rural divides they have... (more)

Brian Barth
November 7, 2018
Tariffs, China and American Ginseng: A Case Study in Wisconsin

Marathon County is ground zero for the American ginseng industry, growing 98 percent of the... (more)

Nicole Haase
October 23, 2018
The Farm Bill Expired … Bad News for Many

Minority farmers, conservation, and organics will be hurt.

Dan Nosowitz
October 9, 2018
NAFTA Will Be Replaced by the USMCA. How Does It Affect Agriculture?

NAFTA is dead, replaced by an updated, though broadly similar, trade pact: the United States-Mexico-Canada... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 9, 2018
Under the USDA’s Definition, 90 Percent of Iowa’s Farms Are “Family Farms”

The USDA thinks "family farm” means something different than you do.

Dan Nosowitz
September 17, 2018
Putting Down Roots: The Refugee Gardens of Clarkston, Georgia

Today, a third of town's 13,000 residents were born in another country, representing 40 nationalities... (more)

Brian Barth
September 17, 2018
How to Keep New York’s Farmland for Farmers

How do we help young farmers compete with developers when it comes to purchasing farmland?

Dan Nosowitz
August 29, 2018