Saturday, August 24, 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.

Editor-in-chief Rebecca Miller reflects on past trips to Kenya and how politics are handled there, pondering whether there's a parallel to U.S. politics.

Alan Guebert digs into recent the recent actions of President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.

Donald Trump has done his best to undo Nixon's environmental legacy. He has reversed or begun to roll back more than 80 environmental rules and regulations.

Alan Guebert digs into the USMCA trade deal and takes a closer look at 2019 ag exports and the still-in-place tariffs that are clipping U.S. exports.

Alan Guebert breaks down the expected amount to be paid to farmers by the government due to a poor planting season caused by bad weather.

Alan Guebert reacts to the nearly 5,000 readers' comments posted online in response to sentiments from farmers included in a Washington Post article.

According to Alan Guebert, there's a paradox occurring in today's commodity and financial markets. He sheds some light on it in his column this week.

Both Mother Nature and Uncle Sam have been uncooperative throughout the 2019 planting season, making already difficult year into an even bigger mess.
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