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Trump Administration to Freeze Wages of H-2A Farmworkers

The Department of Labor has finalized new rules that advocates say will limit farmworkers’ hourly... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 12, 2020
European Union Hits United States With Tariffs On Tobacco, Nuts

The European Union is set to impose new tariffs on a list of American goods... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 10, 2020
Election Night Results from Farm Country

While the country waits for final results in the presidential election, here are some down... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 4, 2020
The USDA Has Poured Money Into Farm Country, But Will it Be...

In the 2018 midterm elections, Republicans lost support in agricultural counties that suffered from retaliatory... (more)

Alex Robinson
November 2, 2020
Mink Farming Leads to Political Chaos in Poland

Earlier this year, a documentary about the mink farming industry in Poland was released to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 9, 2020
USDA Chief Under Fire for Alleged Hatch Act Violations

Over the past few weeks, Sonny Perdue, the head of the USDA, has been accused... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 6, 2020
House Passes Stimulus Package, With Some Help for Farmers

Back on May 15, the House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion stimulus package called... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 2, 2020
Report Shows Trump’s Trade Aid Favored Southern Farms

In January, President Donald Trump tweeted that he hoped farmers would “most remember” the bailout... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 17, 2020
Trump Administration Rejects Biofuel Exemptions for Small Refineries

The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected 54 requests for exemptions that would let small refineries... (more)

Alex Robinson
September 15, 2020