For more than a century, rural towns sustained themselves, and often thrived, through a mix of agriculture and light manufacturing. Today, however, a Wall Street Journal analysis shows that by many key measures of socioeconomic well-being, those charts have flipped.
Since our nation’s founding to the present day, farming has been a central part of American life and has fueled our economy. From the produce grown in California’s Central Valley, to the corn and soybeans cultivated in the Great Plains, to the cattle, dairy, and poultry farms and apple orchards[…]Read More »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continues to look at whether it can approve the use of E15 year-round, EPA’s Administrator Scott Pruitt said on Tuesday during his first appearance before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Read moreRead More »