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How Will Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s Antitrust Bill Affect Agriculture?

The increasing rate of megamergers has wracked the agriculture industry as much as any other.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 11, 2021
Deep in Factory Farm Country, CAFO Critics Are Just Trying to Get...

A group of Iowa state lawmakers on Tuesday once again introduced legislation that would effectively... (more)

Josh Voorhees
February 10, 2021
Cory Booker, Raphael Warnock and Ben Ray Luján Join Senate Ag Committee

The Senate Agriculture Committee is about to get significantly more racially diverse. It isn’t a... (more)

Josh Voorhees
February 3, 2021
Tom Vilsack Cruises Through Nomination Hearing

Former and likely future Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has plenty of critics—among them those who... (more)

Josh Voorhees
February 2, 2021
Why Is India’s Government Pushing a Nationwide Cow Exam?

Last month, the Indian government raised eyebrows when it released the syllabus for a new... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
February 1, 2021
Small Ranchers, Big Problems

When Rhiannon Hampson’s dairy herd births a male calf, she jumps on the phone that... (more)

Catie Joyce-Bulay
January 25, 2021
Biden Administration Expands Pandemic Food Benefits

Clearly improving access to benefits for food-insecure Americans was at the top of newly inaugurated... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 22, 2021
Biden Administration Withdraws Pending Changes for H-2A Farmworkers

The Biden administration has withdrawn new regulations that would have reduced reimbursements some temporary foreign... (more)

Alex Robinson
January 21, 2021
EPA Announces Plan to Regulate ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water

Just before leaving office, the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency announced some changes regarding the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 20, 2021