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What the Build Back Better Act Means for Agriculture

The House just passed the bill. While it addresses infrastructure as a whole, several sections... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 19, 2021
Food and Agriculture Takeaways From the COP26 Climate Conference

With the international conference wrapped up, here are the pledges and initiatives that will have... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 13, 2021
Light at the End of the Tunnel for EU Tariffs on American...

President Biden has begun de-escalating the trade war.

Dan Nosowitz
November 5, 2021
Maine Passes Nation’s First ‘Right to Food’ Amendment

Mainers have taken a bold step to protect the right of individuals to grow their... (more)

Crystal Sands
November 3, 2021
An FDA Insider’s Eye-Opening Account of the Most Powerful Regulatory Agency

In a new book, former FDA employee Richard Williams offers an indictment of the agency,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
October 26, 2021
USDA Clashes With Europe’s Environmental Protection Plans

The EU’s Farm to Fork Strategy aims to make food systems fair and healthy while... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 13, 2021
Farmers of Color Still Awaiting Promised Debt Relief

After 13 lawsuits, the Emergency Relief for Farmers of Color Act appears to have stalled.

Dan Nosowitz
October 13, 2021
USDA Rolling Out New Insurance Policies for Small Farmers

Starting in 2022, ‘micro farms’ will be able to access expanded insurance coverage across the... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
October 6, 2021
What Happened at the UN Food Systems Summit?

And why did so many boycott it?

Dan Nosowitz
September 29, 2021
National Farmers Union Announces Campaign to Break Up Agricultural Monopolies

The Fairness for Farmers campaign launched with support from Minnesota and Montana senators.

Emily Baron Cadloff
September 22, 2021