Dr. Doug Kratt with the American Veterinary Medical Association, discusses why we must recognize that zoonotic diseases, or diseases transmitted from animals to humans, remain a constant threat to animal health, public health, and the nation’s food supply.
In this opinion piece, Lisa Safarian, president of Crop Science North America at Bayer, discusses the importance rural broadband has on the agriculture industry and why it needs more attention from Congress.
In this opinion piece, Bob Young discusses the actions taken by The Mosaic Company in asking the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission to investigate imports of phosphate from Morocco and Russia and how corporate interests could have a negative impact on farmers.
Because of Covid, many Kansans have witnessed a troubling scene most have never encountered—empty shelves at the grocery store. This meant people experienced a new kind of fear. The fear of going hungry.
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.