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Happy Cesar Chavez Day! 12 Vintage Photos from Historic Farm Labor Protests

Farm workers still don't have adequate labor rights, but thanks to more than a century... (more)

Brian Barth
March 31, 2017
The High Cost of Cheap Labor

There's a crisis brewing in our fields, and it's about to get much, much worse.

Brian Barth
February 21, 2017
US Farm Income Is Down For The Fourth Year In A Row”Or...

The forecast for farmers in 2017 is down. And also up. And also neutral.

Dan Nosowitz
February 10, 2017
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue nominated as USDA Secretary

The likely future head of the USDA is the son of a farmer who currently... (more)

Brian Barth
January 19, 2017
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack Abruptly Quits. What The Heck Is Going On...

Trump has proven unable to hire a USDA secretary in a timely manner. Does he... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 13, 2017
Brexit’s Farm Panic Could Be A Harbinger Of America’s Future

UK farmers fear widespread death of farms and lack of food. Here's why that's important... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 12, 2017
If Trump Builds the Wall, What Will Happen to our Food System?

Let us count the reasons why Trump's attitude on immigration isn't just half-baked, it's an... (more)

Brian Barth
January 10, 2017