Tammy Anderson-Wise, CEO of the Dairy Council of California, explains the program they are launching to help families find school meal service sites as well as providing information to locate nearby food banks and free online nutrition resources to support distance learning.
In this opinion piece, Emily Skor and Dennis Slater discuss the need for biofuel plants to remain online to prevent shortages, price spikes, and long-term damage to manufacturing centers that provide good-paying jobs across the heartland.
Caydee Savinelli discusses how biodiversity is essential for plant breeding, pollination and diversity of food and why ensuring a sustainable food supply requires each of us to play our part in preserving our land.
At a time when economic stimulus is needed most, an emerging industry like aquaculture can provide American communities with new opportunities to help support struggling industries and get Americans back to work. Read more on Bill DiMento’s thoughts in this opinion piece.
North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring shares his thoughts on the impact COVID-19 has had on the agriculture economy and how agriculture can not be left out in the next Phase Four stimulus package.
Bob Worth, a Minnesota farmer, shares his story about his struggle with depression and how he reached out for help. He urges farmers to do the same if they are experiencing any mental health concerns themselves.
Former Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Johanns, discusses the impacts COVID-19 has had on the agriculture industry and what America needs to do to ensure the agriculture sector’s strength long into the future.
Director of the National Drug Control Policy in the Executive Office of the President, Jim Carroll, discusses the importance of continuing to make strides in decreasing drug overdoses in rural areas, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this opinion piece, Mike Espy, former secretary of agriculture and former Congressman from Mississippi, discusses that in order to have the “safest food supply in the world" we must remember that America’s bottom line is measured in the health and wellbeing of all of its people.