Thursday, August 11, 2022
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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?

Energy, regulations and the climate dominated the conversation during a roundtable Congressman Tim Ryan hosted last week for a group of local farmers.

Alan Gubert points out problems with the White House's request for $33 billion to respond to the war in Ukraine, specifically, funds meant for farmers.

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. 

Alan Guebert believes the problem with the industrial mind in agriculture is that it floats along on a rising sea of taxpayer money and unaccounted costs.

The White House Office of Management and Budget rejected a proposal that would have essentially expanded the definition of “rural” to include larger areas, following widespread concerns about the suggested change.

Alan Guebert digs into the sale of an aging soybean processing plant in Estill, South Carolina, to former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.

Alan Guebert digs into the widely held belief that if you want to get ahead in farm group politics, you can't be political.

Alan Guebert reflects on the Biden administration's most recent ideas to combat climate change.

The White House Office of Management and Budget is considering a recommendation that would expand the definition of rural to include larger areas. But rural researchers say the changes could make it harder for rural communities to get funding and for researchers to track what is happening in rural areas, and that they’re based on an oversimplified view of what metropolitan means.