Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tag: farming

Biden signs new executive order aimed at food and farming sector

President Biden signed an executive order that will protect American farmers under the Packers and Stockyards Act against abuses suffered at meat...

An invisible essential labor force

How the migrant women farmworkers who put food on our tables are organizing for a better life after the pandemic.

64% of world’s farmland at risk from pesticide pollution, study finds

"This is important because the wider scientific literature has found that pesticide pollution can have adverse impacts on human health and the environment."

Reclaimed water could be the solution to farming in a drier...

A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.

After enduring ‘complete hell’ during pandemic, food workers face obstacles getting...

“Vaccinating our essential farmworkers will ensure the safety of their workplaces, their homes, their families, our food supply, and the vital services that they perform.”

Water hits Wall Street as a futures commodity

“Climate change, droughts, population growth, and pollution are likely to make water scarcity issues and pricing a hot topic for years to come.”

Encourage Congress to ban factory farms

It is time we fight back and support animal welfare, our environment, and what we put on our dinner plates!

Bridging the food-or-energy gap

“This dual use of the land adds a layer of efficiency that wouldn’t be there. You start seeing layer after layer of benefit, benefit, benefit."

A new generation of Black farmers is returning to the land

They are working to repair harm inflicted over the past 400 years, with an eye toward reparations.

How to solve the big problems that small family farms are...

Direct sales and the organic label are not enough to keep family-scale farms viable.

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Trump’s suicidal gut instinct at work: ‘Fix those ‘rigged’ elections or we won’t vote.’

Trump can’t stand that he can't punch one hole in one state’s tabulations, thus his ever-tiresome "rigged election" lies, taking the untenable to the unthinkable.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Manchin fumes after Sanders op-ed in West Virginia paper calls out obstruction of Biden...

"Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs."

Follow Alabama’s lead on child care

If one of our poorest states can rise to meet this basic human need, why can’t Congress?