For some of the major societal ills, such as land use or carbon emissions, people seem eager to blame farmers and pressure agriculture to change.
A TikTok joke claiming the USDA paid farmers to destroy crops got out of hand. The USDA doesn’t destroy crops, it purchases food to give to those in need.
Traditional animal industries such as dairy and beef are unlikely to see much success from the courts over how alternative products are named.
Farmers don’t wake up and just decide which category they fit into, whether urban ag, organic ag, industrial ag, etc. The labels aren’t what matter most.
August 3, 2021, marks 100 years since the first airplane was used in aerial pesticide application, a watershed moment that changed agriculture forever.
The PR war always makes meat the villain, and that’s based on a thorough misinformation campaign. And usually the ‘bad guy’ doesn’t win in the end.
The Birds and Bees Protection Act would prohibit the use of neonicotinoid insecticides, but decisions based on questionable data leave family farmers in a bind This week the New York legislature began advancing the Birds and Bees Protection Act. If it passes both chambers and is signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the […]
Biden’s 30×30 plan and American the Beautiful report go to almost comical lengths to call the conservation effort voluntary as farmer concerns linger.
While it’s astounding to see how the Cultivate food program adapted and thrived during the pandemic, the mission isn’t accomplished.
While there is space for meat and plant-based “meat” in our food system, there’s no room for companies like Impossible Foods that aren’t being honest.