Consumer Reports has created a produce ranking — under the ominous heading “Stop Eating Pesticides” — based allegedly on pesticide residues.
“Every year, we become more and more dependent on other countries to feed our population,” Carson Jorgensen begins in his video on The Destruction of American Agriculture. He talks about the security and economic risks of that dependence, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has people rethinking how the food system functions. It relates to a […]
Food production has long been central to politics, and the 2016 presidential race showed everyone just how vital the agricultural industry and rural America are to the election. It’s shaping up to be a barn-burner of a 2020 presidential election in more ways than one, as yet again the nation’s agricultural states look to […]
When communicating and advocating for agriculture, we have to put ourselves in other’s shoes, even if that’s immensely difficult at times.
Just about any producer who’s lived and worked alongside their kinfolk can attest that farming with family can be hard and that family business can be hard.
Rob Sharkey and Lesley Kelly interview Fernando Machado, chief marketing officer for Burger King, about the ad that roiled the ag industry.
As individual agricultural operations become more sophisticated, we need to be mindful of the rules.
Across social media and the Sylvanaqua Farms website, Chris Newman, a young Black Indigenous farmer, types truth to power, in an honest, unapologetic tone.
Burger King isn’t the only company that received backlash from farmers for an offensive ad, but it is one of the few to then take time to listen and learn.