Thursday, July 25, 2024
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A long-overdue, new checkoff reform effort is underway in Congress. Alan Guebert weighs in on why it's needed.

Even at first glance, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recently announced $3 billion Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities sounds like doublespeak.

Alan Guebert proposes putting citizens and communities at the center of ag policy instead of markets and consumers and seeing what happens.

Alan Guebert weighs in on the perceptions of California's Proposition 12, which aims to set minimum welfare standards for livestock and poultry products.

If put in charge, would Republicans really cut crop insurance, gut CRP and eliminate dairy and sugar programs or is their Blueprint more baloney than beef?

Several years of turmoil for agriculture are shaping priorities for the 2023 Farm Bill for farm groups, and for legislators, as events have strained food and farming systems.

Alan Guebert traces the money wasted on the Market Facilitation Program and explains why it was a USDA failure.

Alan Guebert explains the data that suggests American ag policy needs to make strategic changes to meet new challenges faced by U.S. farmers and ranchers. 

The National Farmers Union concluded its annual convention with addresses from agriculture officials, including Tom Vilsack, and voting on 2021 policies.

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