New Bill Will Help Family Farmers in Distress
The Tester-Grassley bill is a necessary first step to address the emotional distress caused by financial precarity, but the farm sector needs additional action from the federal government to stabilize farm income, address corporate consolidation, and ensure financial security for farmers and farm workers.
The Current Farm Crisis Offers Opportunity For Change
In these times of low farm prices, devastating floods, massive soil loss, wildfires and people demanding an ethical, healthy diet, the time could be ripe to end our system of industrial farming and replace it with agroecology.
Op-ed by George Naylor – Agriculture or agribusiness? As Iowa goes…
With so much at stake, we should be very clear about our vision for agriculture. The agribusiness vision is not the only or best one, especially for family farmers.