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USDA to Set Up ‘Pop-Up’ Site to Ease Port Congestion

With ships stuck off the California coast, the USDA plans to increase the capacity of... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
January 31, 2022
Maine Governor Denies Farmworkers the Right to Unionize

The reasoning? She feared it would discourage the growth of farms.

Dan Nosowitz
January 13, 2022
H-2A Farmworkers Will See Wage Increases This Year

In 2020, the Trump administration froze wages for foreign farmworkers. Last month, a lawsuit overturned... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 4, 2022
Biden Administration Unveils $1 Billion Plan To Expand Independent Meat Processing

President Biden held a virtual roundtable to discuss his plan to improve competition and supply... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
January 3, 2022
This Year in Food and Farming

A recap of 2021, a year filled with equal parts hope and disappointment.

Dan Nosowitz
December 23, 2021
Biden Administration Returns to Trump-Era Theme: Increase Meat Processing Line Speeds

Many organizations note this could result in higher risk of injury to workers.

Dan Nosowitz
December 7, 2021
Canada Halts Exports of Prince Edward Island Potatoes

After cases of potato wart fungus were found on two PEI farms, Canada has put... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
December 3, 2021
EPA Erases Trump-Era ‘Waters of the United States’ Rule

How will the decision affect agriculture?

Dan Nosowitz
November 26, 2021