“Explosive growth.” That’s how Washington state’s Agriculture Department describes what’s been happening in the raw-milk industry in the past 10 years. The numbers say it all. There were only six raw-milk dairies in the state…
This week Congress begins hearings on the 2012 farm bill, the massive piece of legislation that gets updated about every five years and undergirds America’s entire food supply, but that few mortals can even understand.
Let this be the last word on the Iowa caucuses.
Believe me, no one is happier to have this quadrennial event over. For years, we’ve seen presidential candidates from both parties go to Iowa and
Each year when Americans pay their taxes, part of that money feeds into subsidies for junk food ingredients; and hardly any of it goes toward fresh produce, according to a new report. The U.S. Public…
There is a zip code in a built up area of Colorado’s Front Range that contains only a post office for renting out boxes. The last time I checked about 60 of those box-holders had
Pistachio growers are getting $500,000 from the federal government for an industry re-building campaign.
The subsidy is being channeled through the Fresno-based Western Pistachio Association (WPA) for a “re-building effort in light of the recent,