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The Trump Administration Wants to Ignore Congress and Punish Poor People

After signing the Farm Bill, Trump plans to explicitly circumvent it.

Dan Nosowitz
January 9, 2019
Trump Administration Rolls Back School Nutrition Standards

The first move? Allowing flavored milk, like chocolate and strawberry.

Dan Nosowitz
December 21, 2018
Senate Approves Farm Bill, Finally

Mitch McConnell signed it with a pen made of hemp.

Dan Nosowitz
December 13, 2018
Five Midterm Races Where Farming Was a Factor

Farmers are small in number, but in an era of stark urban-rural divides they have... (more)

Brian Barth
November 7, 2018
Tariffs, China and American Ginseng: A Case Study in Wisconsin

Marathon County is ground zero for the American ginseng industry, growing 98 percent of the... (more)

Nicole Haase
October 23, 2018
The Farm Bill Expired … Bad News for Many

Minority farmers, conservation, and organics will be hurt.

Dan Nosowitz
October 9, 2018
NAFTA Will Be Replaced by the USMCA. How Does It Affect Agriculture?

NAFTA is dead, replaced by an updated, though broadly similar, trade pact: the United States-Mexico-Canada... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
October 9, 2018