Politics

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
Is It Time for a Second White House Summit on Food?

Sen. Cory Booker is still a relative newbie on the Senate Agriculture Committee, but that... (more)

Josh Voorhees
May 7, 2021
The Fight Over Healthy Soil

Norlin Mommsen is a third-generation farmer in Iowa, using techniques for raising corn and alfalfa... (more)

Kelley Griffin
May 3, 2021
Trump-Associated Legal Firm Sues USDA for ‘Anti-White Racism’

Earlier this month, Stephen Miller, former senior advisor to President Donald Trump, launched a legal... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 29, 2021
Mexico’s Supreme Court Issues Verdict: American Potatoes Welcome

Agricultural trade between the United States and Mexico is hugely important; each is the other’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 29, 2021
The USDA’s Transplanted Research Agencies Are Staying Put

President Joe Biden has made it a priority to reverse many of the controversial moves... (more)

Josh Voorhees
April 27, 2021
As Biden Makes New Climate Pledge, Vilsack Unveils Conservation Expansion

The US Department of Agriculture’s marquee conservation program is about to get significantly bigger. The... (more)

Josh Voorhees
April 22, 2021
Biden Administration Extends Free School Meals Through Next School Year

The National School Lunch Program, which provides free or reduced-cost meals to kids through schools,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 21, 2021
Cory Booker Wants Ag to Be a (Much) Bigger Part of Democrats’...

President Joe Biden’s $2-trillion infrastructure plan is, as it stands today, noticeably light on cash... (more)

Josh Voorhees
April 13, 2021
The Meat of the Matter

President Joe Biden has made agriculture an integral part of his plan to tackle climate... (more)

Josh Voorhees
April 8, 2021
Why Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Could Be a ‘Big F**king Deal’ for American...

It is, at long last, Infrastructure Week in Washington. It likely will be for months... (more)

Josh Voorhees
April 1, 2021