Farmers hit hard despite billions of dollars in taxpayer aid to mitigate the harm from the president's trade policies.
“Taxpayer dollars should never be used to subsidize corrupt, foreign-owned corporations," Democratic Rep. Rosa DeLauro wrote to Sonny Perdue.
The state could be key to his reelection, but the tariff wars are devastating key voting blocs.
JBS, the largest meatpacking company in the world, is owned by two billionaire brothers under investigation by the Justice Department.
We can imagine a future filled with homegrown, sustainable solutions to our food and energy needs. That vision infused Farm Aid, and I saw it again the next day at MakerFaire.
For several minutes, they were pushing the buttons of the radio and whining about something that I didn't understand. Suddenly, in one voice, they shrieked "Elvis!"
I began Dissertation to Dirt hoping to answer a single question: can young Americans make a career of farming? It may not seem compelling at first, but that question is the heart of the food movement.
Approaching what would have been John Lennon's 71st birthday, it is finally time to look back through more sober eyes, and to finally acknowledge that Yoko Ono did not destroy the Beatles.
While we're told that big agribusiness will save us, it's a system centralizing their control of our food system that got us here.