India’s new farm acts might be the last straw for the country’s small-holders. As protests continue, could this lead to a new beginning for farmers?
The Effects of U.S. Federal Payments on the Agriculture Sector
Farmers face challenges from trade wars, climate change, and COVID-19 but need more than federal payments to be sustainable long term.
Maryland Bans EPS Packaging in Food Service
With the EPA saying EPS packaging “can have serious impacts upon human health, wildlife, and aquatic environment, and the economy,” Maryland decides to ban foam packaging altogether
Gene Baur Talks Farm Animals In Crisis
“Government policies and laws are very important – and have enabled an inefficient system – and that has to change.”
Effects of U.S. Shutdown Widen Throughout the Food System
From reduced food inspections to a lapse in services for farmers, the shutdown’s effects are hitting more than just furloughed workers across the country.
Rebuilding Agricultural Subsidies from the Ground Up
Greater use of improved seed and fertilizer will not be enough for sustainable farming systems in Africa, according to new article on fertilizer subsidy programs.