As states across the nation move forward with re-opening plans and promise of recovery is on the horizon, the impacts of COVID-19 are still fresh on the minds of many in the food system. While “panic mode” may have subsided, the crisis is far from over. Kerry Tucker and Teresa Siles have more in this opinion piece.
President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser has dropped a bombshell with his accusation that Trump directly pressed Chinese President Xi Jinping to help his re-election by purchasing U.S. farm commodities.
Agriculture in Europe and the United States may be diverging even more sharply in coming years. The European Union has adopted a series of sweeping goals for slashing the use of pesticides, antibiotics and fertilizer – and converting at least 25% of EU agriculture to organic over the next decade.
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.
A nationwide survey supported by top ag and food groups released Tuesday shows over 50% of consumers haven’t heard of gene editing but are willing to pay premium prices once they understand its benefits to animal welfare and the environment.