Politics

White House Says Executive Order on Right to Repair Is Coming

Over the past few decades, as farm equipment has become more expensive and computerized, it’s... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
New Colorado Law Attempts to Reduce Cross-Pollination Between Hemp and Cannabis

How far can a speck of pollen travel? That depends on a myriad of factors,... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 29, 2021
Supreme Court Rejects Case Involving California Meat Regulations

The US Supreme Court will not hear arguments in the case of the North American... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 28, 2021
No Union Recruiting on California Farms, US Supreme Court Decides

The US Supreme Court ruled today that a California regulation allowing union organizers onto farms... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 23, 2021
Biden Administration Considers Expanding Biofuel Waivers for Oil Refineries

During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden promoted biofuels as part of his platform. This is... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 18, 2021
USDA to Strengthen Antitrust Laws for Meatpacking

For decades, the meat industry has enjoyed what the National Farmers Union calls “lax antitrust... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 16, 2021
Wisconsin Judge Pauses Debt Relief For Black, Disadvantaged Farmers

As part of the American Rescue Plan, Congress pledged $4 billion in debt relief to... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 14, 2021
The Final Days of Foie Gras?

The European Union this week took a small but significant step toward banning the production... (more)

Josh Voorhees
June 11, 2021
EPA to Reverse Trump-Era Clean Water Deregulation

On Wednesday, the EPA chief, Michael Regan, announced that the Biden administration will formally repeal... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 10, 2021
A Group of Indigenous Fishermen Want to Take the Government of Canada...

Cody Caplin is frustrated. The Indigenous fisherman catches lobster, salmon and smelt in the waters... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
June 10, 2021
Bill Would Reveal Race, Gender of Those Receiving Farm Subsidies

The USDA has a long and upsetting history of discrimination against farmers of color. One... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 9, 2021