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The governor of the Cheeseheads called a deal “good news,” even though we are worse off with our number one cheese export trading partner. more

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Free-trade meant U.S. grains flowed into Mexico at prices below the cost of production, and small Mexican farmers struggled to compete. Will that change under Mexico’s new President? more

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Esty Dinur

How legalization is driving small pot farmers out of business. more

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Tony Webster

Congress is considering whether to continue funding a little known government-funded project, which calls itself “the people’s foundation.” The question is, whose people? more

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Jeff Abbott

The drought is driving many small landholders to leave their homes in the hopes of providing for their families. They see themselves as having no other choice. more

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If Trump really wants to earn farmers’ trust, then his administration needs to seriously work on legislation that ensures them a fair price that covers their cost of production. more

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Noah Flora

This morning, while checking my beef cows for heat, I thought about “cow tipping”— a myth as prevalent as the Iowa Farmer Trump supporter. more

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Ruth Conniff

Mexican workers sustain the U.S. dairy industry and their hometown in Veracruz. more

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David Bacon

Migration poses challenging questions about who is a citizen. These photographs aim to help break the mold that keeps us from seeing this reality. more

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Jack Delano

When black sharecroppers dared to demand a fair share. more

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Alex Hanson

A 2008 bill requires that the position be filled “from among distinguished scientists with specialized training or significant experience in agricultural research, education, and economics.” more

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