Sunday, February 14, 2016

With Idaho decision, ag gag laws are up for a challenge.

Can phrases like “global beef value chain” and “multi-stakeholder engagement and collaboration” even be used to define sustainable?

There's little safety and virtually no accuracy in SAFE, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015, that passed the U.S. House of Representatives July 23.

As summer heats up so too will agriculture’s ongoing water quality problems heat up.

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?
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