Politics

Is American GMO Corn Banned in Mexico? Nobody Really Seems Sure

On the last day of 2020, Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, issued a decree... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
The Rise of Cottage-Food Production

During the past year, many Americans found comfort in their kitchens. During the next one,... (more)

Josh Voorhees
July 16, 2021
Democrats Propose Sweeping Marijuana Legislation

Polling suggests that more than two-thirds of Americans support legalizing marijuana federally. This has not,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 15, 2021
What Biden’s New Executive Order Means for Agriculture

Late last week, President Joe Biden signed his 52nd executive order since taking office in... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
July 12, 2021
White House Says Executive Order on Right to Repair Is Coming

Over the past few decades, as farm equipment has become more expensive and computerized, it’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 8, 2021
New Colorado Law Attempts to Reduce Cross-Pollination Between Hemp and Cannabis

How far can a speck of pollen travel? That depends on a myriad of factors,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 29, 2021
Supreme Court Rejects Case Involving California Meat Regulations

The US Supreme Court will not hear arguments in the case of the North American... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 28, 2021
No Union Recruiting on California Farms, US Supreme Court Decides

The US Supreme Court ruled today that a California regulation allowing union organizers onto farms... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 23, 2021
Biden Administration Considers Expanding Biofuel Waivers for Oil Refineries

During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden promoted biofuels as part of his platform. This is... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 18, 2021
USDA to Strengthen Antitrust Laws for Meatpacking

For decades, the meat industry has enjoyed what the National Farmers Union calls “lax antitrust... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 16, 2021
Wisconsin Judge Pauses Debt Relief For Black, Disadvantaged Farmers

As part of the American Rescue Plan, Congress pledged $4 billion in debt relief to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 14, 2021