Thursday, November 15, 2018
soybeans

If the trade conflict is not resolved soon, there will be lasting damage to trade relationships that will harm U.S. agriculture for the long term, says a Colorado State University ag economist.

When is meat meat and when is milk milk? Is almond milk real milk? Is lab-grown meat, or plant-based meat, real meat? And who gets to decide? Editor Susan Crowell brings you up to speed.

From her 79-mile section hike of the Appalachian Trail, Editor Susan Crowell uncovered hiking lessons that can easily be translated into farming (or life!) wisdom.
thermometer

Carlton Jones, the mayor of Tulare County, California, is facing backlash following his anti-agriculture comments on social media.
chicks on barn floor

Every livestock farmer needs to do the right thing and exceed minimum environmental standards. The public is watching.
Capitol dome, Washington D.C., Farm and Dairy file photo

The 2018 farm bill will be enacted on behalf of food consumers, and not food producers. Editor Susan Crowell explores the implications.
capitol

Only the most optimistic think the 2018 farm bill will be done before the current farm bill expires Sept. 30. Editor Susan Crowell shares why.
scales

Farmers are being used as a pawn in the global chess game between the U.S. and China, as the threat of tariffs on pork and soybeans loom.
pizza

Buying more dairy products can be my one, small part in making a difference, to boost demand, says Editor Susan Crowell.
Holstein dairy cows grazing

Today’s depressed dairy market has lots of layers and moving parts, and farmers are searching for answers to low milk prices.
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