With increases in the number of farm bankruptcy proceedings and suicides among farmers it seems like we have been transported back to the 1980s and the farm crisis.It wasn’t supposed to be this way. At the beginning of this decade we were told that crop agriculture was on a new price plateau and the only problem would be the need to protect…Read More...
Farmers see climate change as a business challenge, not a political cause that requires public action, according to a qualitative study in the Midwest.
Good soil holds more moisture, reduces pollution from runoff, and stores carbon. But farmers already affected by bad weather will have a harder time enacting soil conservation improvements.
The ex-2020 candidate implied that the other Democrats should steal his climate platform.
During an incident in Kennett, Missouri, in summer 2018, H-2A workers labored through high temperatures while denied breakfast and with little access to water. Their legal status was supposed to protect them.
Senator and presidential candidate Cory Booker has introduced legislation that puts rural America at the center of addressing climate change, supporters say.
The beef industry literally and figuratively reshaped the American landscape. A new book explores the evolution of the cattle business, from the displacement of American Indians, the rise of ranchers, the ascendancy of meatpackers, and its…
Three separate agencies now try to address the complexities of genetically engineered crops with a patchwork of regulations based on outdated legislation. With billions of dollars of crops at stake, we need a better approach.
Chris Dykshorn made the most of running his family farm. But the economic and physical stress of the work took their toll. Now Dykshorn's wife, Amber, is telling her story to raise awareness of the mental-health needs of farmers and their…