- Now is the Time to Pass Immigration Reform
Existing immigration laws penalize many hardworking individuals who are often deported, separating thousands of families whose children often stay here and are forced to live with relatives other than their parents for years.
- The Friday Five: April Fool's Edition
Data, 'waters of the U.S.', CAFOs and webinars: here are five links to catch you up on food and agriculture this week.
- Dairy Provision in New Farm Bill May Prove Costly
While dairy program reduces farmers' risks, it could create a glut of milk.
- The Friday Five: Worth the Read
Azodicarbonamide? Pacelle? Dr. Oz? Cartoon? Five links (maybe six!) that will catch you up on what's been happening this week in food and agriculture.
- Super-Sized Equipment Not Suited for Highly Erodible Ground
Matching machinery size to soil conservation needs on Iowa's steep slopes.
- What's In The Farm Bill 'Bag' For You
Hundreds of groups thanked Congress for finally getting the Farm Bill done. Here's a peek at what's in it for Northeast farmers.
- Farmers Like the New Farm Bill; Activists Cry Foul
Some things never change when it comes to Congress, farmers and environmentalists.
- Hemp or Marijuana, the Similarities Bring Questions
Feds allow research that could benefit pot crops.
- Bye Bye Hefty Write-off?
Gone is the rich depreciation tax break that had supported capital markets but investing in the farm is still necessary.
- Congress Has Earned Its Reputation
House and Senate negotiators failed to work out a deal on the farm bill before the end of the year.