Monday, April 12, 2021
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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.

A Farm and Dairy reader shares his thoughts on politics through a metaphor of including different vegetables in a garden and how they benefit the garden.

Alan Guebert dissects how the new chairman of the House Ag Committee, David Scott, has managed to irritate his predecessor, Collin Peterson.

The U.S. Senate approved Tom Vilsack for another round as the head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Feb. 23. Vilsack's supporters referenced his previous eight years as the Secretary of Agriculture under the Obama administration.

Alan Guebert poses the question, what do you do if you're the new secretary of agriculture, and provides some insight.

A Farm and Dairy reader shares a response to Alan Guebert's Jan. 21, 2021 column about the U.S. Capitol riot earlier this year.

Alan Guebert weighs in on changes coming to the Conservation Reserve Program.

Alan Guebert shares his thoughts on the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol, reflecting on the actions of those involved.

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris officially began their four year terms following a swearing in ceremony Jan. 20. Multiple farm and agricultural groups congratulated Biden and Harris and said they are ready to work with the new administration.

While 2021 is not 2009, it's easy to see how some Americans — and, in fact, many farmers and ranchers — might get confused.