In an exclusive interview with the DC Signal to Noise Podcast, House Ag Committee Chairman Collin Peterson comments on some important farm, trade and energy policy issues, along with his potential re-election timeline.
John Piotti of American Farmland Trust has dedicated his career to preserving rural farms and the local economies they support in the Northeast, and now he’s taking his message to the rest of the United States.
Lactalis is testing production at its Craon plant in northwest France that had been halted because dozens of babies were found ill last year after drinking salmonella-contaminated milk produced at the factory.
The most significant policy issue of 2018 looms large over the outlook for the new year. Ag leaders of both parties say actions on trade in the first half of 2019 will decide agriculture’s fate for years to come.
All Reblochon cheese coming from a factory in the French Alps should be removed from the market after young children were found to have been infected by a E.coli bacteria linked to the raw milk based product.
French dairy group Lactalis, facing a growing scandal over salmonella-tainted baby milk, did not report the bacteria had been found on products in the same factory in 2011, a government official said on Tuesday.
Agriculture on the Great Plains in the coming decades may be adversely affected by a shifting of the climate boundary due to global warming, says Richard Seager, a climate scientist at Columbia University.
While it’s always been a buzzword, sustainability has grown into a movement. It pervades the food chain, but also energy, urban development, and even clothing, but often these movements in agriculture miss the mark.