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Friday, May 10, 2013

Here’s the bottom line: Both farm bills proposed this week (May 13) by the House and Senate Agriculture committees would cut funding for the hungry and the environment to help boost subsidies for the largest and most successful farm businesses.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Dick and Linda Grotberg began their transition to sustainable farming largely by accident.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Today, on the eve of farm bill consideration by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, EWG is launching an unprecedented campaign to remind Congress that our land, our food, our families, and our farms are all worth protecting.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Six former chiefs of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service today (May 7) urged the leaders of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees to once again require farmers to adopt basic conservation practices in exchange for crop insurance subsidies.

Monday, May 6, 2013

A smart man learns from his mistakes, Terry Ingram likes to say, but a wise man learns from the mistakes of others.