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.
A judge has ordered California agricultural officials to stop spraying pesticides on public and private property to control insects that threaten the state’s $45 billion agriculture industry. Read moreRead More »
American Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Scott VanderWal and Texas Farm Bureau President Russell Boening today warned Congress that many farms will lose money and even go out of business entirely if the growing trade war continues. Each called for a resumption of talks and removal of tariffs that are[…]Read More »