Some fear the agriculture industry is walking headlong into a figurative hall of mirrors. Amid consolidation and consumer food awareness, perceptions of conspiracy and collusion can lead to class-action antitrust lawsuits against food companies and cooperatives with ties to producers of broilers, milk and more.
For the first time ever, scientists are gaining ground in the race against wheat stem rust, a pathogen that threatens global food security because of its ability to kill wheat. A team of researchers from the University of Sydney, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Rothamsted Research, the University[…]Read More »
House Republicans are advancing legislation that would limit EPA’s ability to require payments to conservation groups in legal settlements and a separate bill that would delay implementation of the agency’s “major” regulations while they are being litigated. Read moreRead More »