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Kansas Governor Signs “Tyson Bill,” Despite Protests

The governor smoothed the way for exactly the kinds of operations that sparked protests just... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 28, 2018
China Joins the Fray, Reacts to US Tariffs With Huge Tariffs of...

Wine, fruit, nuts, and ginseng. And it could get worse.

Dan Nosowitz
March 26, 2018
E.U. Weighs Agricultural Tariffs As Retaliation for Trump’s Steel Tariffs

Producers of orange juice, peanut butter, corn, bourbon, and more will be hurt if Trump's... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 7, 2018
What Is the “Protect Interstate Commerce Act” and Why Does It Matter?

Congressman Steve King (R-IA) has proposed the measure as part of the 2018 Farm Bill,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 27, 2018
Trump Wants to Replace Some SNAP Benefits with a “Blue Apron-Type” Food...

Under the Trump administration's new budget proposal, SNAP recipients would receive about half of their... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 13, 2018
The Current State of Agricultural Education

Once wellsprings of chemical innovation, our nation's colleges and universities are finally rising to meet... (more)

Brian Barth
January 23, 2018
American Indian Tribes Create an Agricultural Coalition to Impact the Next Farm...

A coalition of tribes wants a voice in a bill that disproportionately affects them.

Dan Nosowitz
January 18, 2018
Hope for Heroes: How Farming Is Helping Veterans Find Purpose

Digging in the dirt may not heal the emotional wounds of war, but for some... (more)

Jeff Chu
January 17, 2018
An Overview of the Homegrown Organic Act of 2017

New bills of the same name in the House and Senate seek to help organic... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 13, 2017