No July passes without baseball’s All-Star game and no All-Star game passes without most middle-aged farmboys recalling childhood dreams of playing professional baseball.
It’s not a coincidence that the world’s leading economic powers also are the world’s leading food importers.
Ah, blessed readers; they are heartwarming and hazardous, professional and profane, loving and loathing. Without them, I’m out of business; with them, I’m often hearing their business.
Today, Monsanto remains the world leader in GMO crop technology with almost $11 billion in sales in 2014.
Trade promotion decision remains to be decided.
Can U.S. farmers take a whopping hit to their bottom line and still be standing five years from now?
Overall, USDA estimates, 45 million turkeys, chickens, and ducks in 15 states have been euthanized in an effort to limit the spread of the contagious, deadly flu.
In the chaos that surrounded Congress leaving Washington, D.C. for a flag-waving Memorial Day holiday, your House Ag Committee found time May 20 to vote to kill Country of Origin Labeling, or COOL, for beef, pork and chicken sold in the U.S.
Let’s go out on a small limb and make a big prediction: Not only will the U.S. Senate vote to give this president and the next one fast track trade authority, so too will the U.S. House of Representatives.
Columnist Alan Guebert’s new book shares stories, photographs, and memories of the culture of American agriculture 50 years ago.