Politics Archives - Page 2 of 10 - Modern Farmer

Politics

Under the USDA’s Definition, 90 Percent of Iowa’s Farms Are “Family Farms”

The USDA thinks "family farm” means something different than you do.

Dan Nosowitz
September 17, 2018
Putting Down Roots: The Refugee Gardens of Clarkston, Georgia

Today, a third of town's 13,000 residents were born in another country, representing 40 nationalities... (more)

Brian Barth
September 17, 2018
How to Keep New York’s Farmland for Farmers

How do we help young farmers compete with developers when it comes to purchasing farmland?

Dan Nosowitz
August 29, 2018
New York State Reaches Agreement to Keep SNAP Benefits Working at Farmers...

This year's growing season should be safe. But we need a long-term solution.

Dan Nosowitz
August 3, 2018
Meet the Farmers Running for Congress

This November, four active farmers will vie for a chance to represent their districts in... (more)

Brian Barth
July 26, 2018
Trump’s $12 Billion Bailout Is a “Very Pricey Bandage Over a Deeper...

Details of the bailout are still unknown: it is not clear exactly when, how, or... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 25, 2018
The War on Breastfeeding, Tariff Tantrums and a Farm Bill Update: Your...

Amid the scandal-plagued world that is Washington, D.C., we bring you five food policy stories... (more)

Brian Barth
July 25, 2018