Thursday, January 17, 2019
Two riders on tractor

Every day, a routine farm task — one someone has possibly done “a thousand times” — turns into a farm accident because we just don’t think the unthinkable will ever happen to us.
flag and microphones

The unrelenting search for truth by members of a free press is one of the hallmarks of this nation.

The news that a California jury agreed Aug. 10 with a claim that Monsanto’s Roundup product contributed to one man’s cancer was a verdict heard around the world.
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.
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