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Number of Temporary Foreign Farm Workers (H-2A Visas) on the Rise

Why is this happening, and what does it mean for agriculture?

Dan Nosowitz
May 26, 2017
May Food Policy Round-Up: Obama Talks Agriculture, Sonny Perdue Gets Busy, and...

In which the former president unbuttons his shirt to talk food policy.

Brian Barth
May 9, 2017
It’s Time For The US Census Of Agriculture!

Make sure your voice is heard.

Dan Nosowitz
April 21, 2017
Happy Cesar Chavez Day! 12 Vintage Photos from Historic Farm Labor Protests

Farm workers still don't have adequate labor rights, but thanks to more than a century... (more)

Brian Barth
March 31, 2017
The High Cost of Cheap Labor

There's a crisis brewing in our fields, and it's about to get much, much worse.

Brian Barth
February 21, 2017
US Farm Income Is Down For The Fourth Year In A Row”Or...

The forecast for farmers in 2017 is down. And also up. And also neutral.

Dan Nosowitz
February 10, 2017
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue nominated as USDA Secretary

The likely future head of the USDA is the son of a farmer who currently... (more)

Brian Barth
January 19, 2017