“With modest increases in public investment in technical support and start-up capital … cooperatives could greatly expand into new markets, employ significant numbers of people, and contribute healthier food to their communities.”
"Simply adding more use restrictions to an uncontrollable pesticide that already comes with 39 pages of instructions and limitations reflects a broken process."
The retaliated tariffs on U.S. agriculture exports targets many farm states that have a political importance to the president.
"Peace, compassion and justice for those who have suffered, that's what the United States should stand for."
These workers play vital roles in the U.S. economy, erecting American buildings, picking American apples and grapes, and taking care of American babies. Oh, and paying American taxes.
"The GOP Farm Bill is a disaster for people and the planet."
Drift of the pesticide dicamba has been linked to crop damage in 25 states this year.
The lawsuit hopes permanent injunctions will be placed on these large companies, forcing them to stop selling and marketing their dicamba herbicide.