Anthropology professor James C. Scott’s book, ‘Against the Grain,’ offers an interesting, but ultimately unconvincing, revisionist historical analysis that discounts the role of farming in creating society as we know it.
Ensnared in an international trade dispute between Vietnam and very large U.S. catfish farms are hundreds of small wild-caught catfish producers throughout the United States.
If the EU bans glyphosate, it will set the stage to enact the same regulations here, which could be a devastating blow to American farmers who grow the world’s most abundant supply of grains.
A journalist chronicles the experiences of one Nebraska farmer and his daughter, as they seek to keep their six-generation family farm alive.
If the reporter had spent a little more time researching the topic or speaking to more than one farmer, she’d realize soil health has long been a focus — even an obsession — among farmers.
Only a tiny fraction of the nation’s family farmers are eligible for the federal estate tax—but that doesn’t mean it’s a popular or profitable tax.
A new agricultural sustainability program seeks to offer a ‘cleaner’ version of current farming methods. But is that really going to be enough?
And more U.S. universities and colleges should offer them internship credit for it.
Tom Colicchio is rounding up his foodie friends, who were pals with the Obamas but now marginalized by the GOP, to fight Congress over the 2018 Farm Bill,
Victor Davis Hanson joins the Federalist Radio with Ben Domenech. They discuss Trump’s approach to North Korea, Mexico, and whether he’s changed American foreign policy.
Sonny Perdue was raised on a farm in the deep south, rose to power in Georgia politics, and is no stranger to powerful agribusinesses.
It may well be the Platonic Ideal of Butter. But folks in Wisconsin will never know because some apparatchik on the sixth floor of the Department of Agriculture has not yet spoken.
It all just goes to show how government regulation can be silent, but deadly.
Obama-era rules empower meat inspectors to become speech inspectors, and that’s created a crazy situation at one farm in Michigan.
Current farming methodologies aren’t just bad for land, community, and ecology—they’re increasingly bad for business. Something’s gotta give.
Donald Trump wants us to believe that immigration is hurting American workers. The truth is more complicated—and less useful.
It was a perfect day at the fair, and it was all punctuated by the glow of our vegetary victory. Alas, all this glory was to end in sadness.
The U.S. government taxes butter to allow American farmers to charge American consumers higher prices. This kind of protectionism is to blame for high food prices, cronyism, and economic waste, explains a new paper.
What if we all grew crops and traded with each other? And what if we discovered the science of economics?
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