Sunday, December 15, 2019
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A long harvest and bitter winter loom, as President Donald Trump threatens even tougher trade sanctions on key U.S. food buyers beginning Sept. 1.

Alan Guebert shares his thoughts on the proposed SNAP cuts that could drop 500,000 children from the free school lunch program amid farmers' aid payments.

If what we’re seeing now is the Trump trade “strategy,” export-dependent American farmers and ranchers are in serious trouble, according to Alan Guebert.

National Farmers members from across the U.S. agreed March 12 on farm policy planks at the organization's 2019 annual meeting in West Des Moines.

Alan Guebert reflects on comments made by a pair of ag experts about the White House's announcement about its $12 billion tariff mitigation package July 24.

Alan Guebert says U.S. farmers have every right to howl over the administration's "mitigation" payment schemes and its counterproductive tariff policy.

Much of last year's bad mojo — the crazy weather, its bitter politics, policy gridlock — also crossed December's ice bridge into the new year.

For more than 20 years, farm groups, Congress and big agbiz have used the phrase "sound science" to undermine ag policy they want to alter or bury.

Sonny Perdue killed the GIPSA rule, a complicated but crucial market reform aimed at leveling the meatpacker-dominated livestock and poultry markets.

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur introduced the Urban Agriculture Production Act Sept. 8, a bipartisan bill to bolster nutritional and farmers’ market programs.
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