Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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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.

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.