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Tag: farmers

What is pesticide drift – and why is it so dangerous?

Drift of the pesticide dicamba has been linked to crop damage in 25 states this year.

Lawsuit against Monsanto for killing farmer’s crops

The lawsuit hopes permanent injunctions will be placed on these large companies, forcing them to stop selling and marketing their dicamba herbicide.

The coming crisis for the world’s farmers

Any farmer can tell you it's hard work. Now imagine climate change – and no safety net.

How Mexican farmers got the better of Trump

Turns out corn farmers south of the border know more about trade than the U.S. president.

USDA to reimburse farmers in order to expand organic farming

The USDA hopes by making these changes we will see an increase in participation in the National Organic Program.

How a Climate Crisis Can Lead Farmers to Joint Planning and...

The time to make it happen is now. This will build capital based on trust and a common vision of a shared future.

If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food?

Programs across the country are trying to make it easier for new farmers to get started and put down roots. Here's why: There's only one farmer under 35 for every six over 65. By 2030, one-quarter of America's current farmers will retire.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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