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$1.2 Million in Cuts Leave Alaska Farmers Reeling

Farming in Alaska has never been easy due to a short growing season and unfavorable... (more)

Alex Robinson
August 8, 2019
China Stops Buying US Agricultural Products Entirely

The latest escalation of the Trump-China trade war has led to an iron door slamming... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 7, 2019
FDA Tells CBD-Sellers to Stop Touting Unproven Health Claims

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is the newest, most potentially profitable plant-derived product in the US. Following... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 7, 2019
Imported Cheese Prices Are About to Double Due to Proposed Tariffs

Proposed tariffs currently available for public comment and expected to take effect this fall would... (more)

Josh Kramer
August 6, 2019
Trump’s EPA Decides Not to Ban Chlorpyrifos

The pesticide chlorpyrifos, usually sold under the brand name Lorsban, has long been controversial. The... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 6, 2019
Will the New Agriculture Immigration Rules Help Either Farmers or Farmworkers?

The H-2A program, which is designed to place foreign, usually Latin American, farmworkers in American... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 2, 2019
With Ridiculous Timing, USDA Suspends Its Honey Bee Monitoring Program

The USDA announced on July 1st that it will be suspending its only program dedicated... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 30, 2019
The Trump Administration Wants to Kick 3 Million People Off Nutrition Assistance

Since taking office, the Trump administration has attempted various times to slash SNAP, the program... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 24, 2019
Huge New Survey Finds That Sugary Soda Taxes Work

Soda taxes—though they actually apply to other sugary drinks as well—have proven controversial, to say... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
July 18, 2019