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Farming Groups Fear Coronavirus Aid Won’t Reach Hardest Hit Farmers

Last week, the US Department of Agriculture said it had approved $545 million in direct... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 8, 2020
Soul Fire Farm Helps the Marginalized Grow Their Own Food

In the midst of a pandemic and unrest across the country, Ronyah Jackson takes comfort... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 7, 2020
Trump’s ‘Phase One’ Agricultural Deal With China Is Falling Apart

The Trump administration announced a partial trade deal with China in January, hoping to end... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 4, 2020
Farmers Will Soon Be Able to Start Applying for Stimulus Funds

After the long weekend, farmers will be able to start applying for some much needed... (more)

Alex Robinson
May 20, 2020
Roads in Rural America are Crumbling

An oft-ignored issue in American agriculture is just how important transportation infrastructure is. The United... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 19, 2020
House Democrats’ New COVID-19 Relief Bill Includes Lots of Agriculture Provisions

Earlier this week, House Democrats revealed the outline of a massive $3 trillion relief package... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
May 15, 2020
USDA Announces $19 Billion Aid Package for Farmers and Ranchers

The coronavirus stimulus package included a substantial amount of money for agriculture, but apparently it... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 18, 2020
Trump Administration Forced to Pause Plan to Kick People Off Food Stamps

For years, the Trump administration has been trying to change rules concerning the Supplemental Nutrition... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 17, 2020
Why Isn’t Anyone From Agriculture on the White House Coronavirus Task Force?

The White House Coronavirus Task Force is the Trump administration’s central collating force for dealing... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
April 8, 2020