Monday, November 30, 2015

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.

Does Sysco have too big of a market influence?

This spring season has given us a lot to enjoy.

Confession time: Over the last three years I often have referred to the 113th and 114th Congress as either “do nothing” or “doing less than nothing.”

Spring is a good time to tap the season's new energy and fresh hope to honestly discuss some of farming and food's most pressing issues.

Interest in Community Supported Agriculture program remains strong.

Perhaps we can agree that spending just $3, and maybe even $4, out of every $1,000 of GDP isn't too much for the richest country in the history of the world to feed its hungry.

Given today’s global economy, poisonous politics and trans-national interests, however, many of Big Ag’s biggest trade backers don’t see as simple or divine.