Friday, March 5, 2021
Soybean harvest

Alan Guebert considers zombie ideas in politics and how they've contributed to the trade negotiations that have affected the U.S. agricultural sector.
basket of food

Alan Guebert's grandmother was both a woman of her times and a woman far ahead of even our times.

Alan Guebert sheds some light on the many reasons to dislike JBS USA, the world's — and America's — largest meatpacker.
American flag

Alan Guebert ponders farm payments from the government and ag industries that no longer operate independently, wondering if policy changes may work better.
corn kernels and dollar bills

Alan Guebert shares his concerns over congress' request to raise the annual spending authority of the USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation.
angus cattle

Alan Guebert contemplates herd immunity and the reality of what it would take to develop herd immunity to COVID-19.

Alan Guebert ponders the United States' relationship with China and China's role on the world stage.
American flag

Alan Guebert reflects on the coronavirus pandemic, the black lives matter movement and similar times during Julys of America's past.

Alan Guebert shares some recent feedback he's received from his readers.
Ag trade photo

Alan Guebert analyzes the current status of global trade in the wake of the havoc wreaked by the coronavirus.