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Can Farming Stop the African Migration Crisis?

This Senegalese Rapper Thinks So.

Marcia De Sanctis
January 28, 2019
How Is the Government Shutdown Affecting Agriculture?

As Trump refuses to budge on his truly stupid wall, how is the food system... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 9, 2019
The Trump Administration Wants to Ignore Congress and Punish Poor People

After signing the Farm Bill, Trump plans to explicitly circumvent it.

Dan Nosowitz
January 9, 2019
Trump Administration Rolls Back School Nutrition Standards

The first move? Allowing flavored milk, like chocolate and strawberry.

Dan Nosowitz
December 21, 2018
Senate Approves Farm Bill, Finally

Mitch McConnell signed it with a pen made of hemp.

Dan Nosowitz
December 13, 2018
Five Midterm Races Where Farming Was a Factor

Farmers are small in number, but in an era of stark urban-rural divides they have... (more)

Brian Barth
November 7, 2018
Tariffs, China and American Ginseng: A Case Study in Wisconsin

Marathon County is ground zero for the American ginseng industry, growing 98 percent of the... (more)

Nicole Haase
October 23, 2018