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Federal Court Strikes Down Three Waivers That Exempted Refineries from Using Ethanol

The Renewable Fuel Standard is designed to force petroleum refineries to use ethanol—largely from corn—in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 27, 2020
After a Decade, the USDA ‘Addresses’ Unfairness in Meat Production

Creating new rules in agriculture regulation is wildly complex, but, sometimes, they boil down to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 23, 2020
Commune Comeback, Bear Farm Brouhaha, and an OG Hustler: Your January Food...

Who said agriculture was dull? This month’s round-up overflows with crime, intrigue, and hippies. Are... (more)

Brian Barth
January 20, 2020
14 States (Plus New York City and D.C.) Sue Trump Administration to...

The Trump administration rule finalized massive cuts in SNAP, better known as food stamps, in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 16, 2020
This Year in Farming and Food

From trade wars to floods and droughts, 2019 has not been easy for many farmers.... (more)

Alex Robinson
December 29, 2019
Trump Announces Trade Pact That Would See Huge Chinese Purchases of Farm...

This week, a trade official announced a “phase one” trade deal with China, which would... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 20, 2019
The USDA Listed the Fictional Home of Black Panther on its Online...

“Wakanda Forever” no longer applies in the world of free trade with the US. The... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
December 19, 2019
Cory Booker Announces Legislation to Scale Back Factory Farms

Senator Cory Booker, New Jersey’s junior senator and a Democratic presidential hopeful, has unveiled a... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 16, 2019
Agriculture Immigration Law Passes House, Despite Opposition From Conservative Groups

This week, the House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. This piece of... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 13, 2019