Fear-Your-Food ‘Hysteria’ – February 22, 2019

Biotech backer Perdue blasts fear-your-food ‘hysteria’ The “fear-your-food” movement, fed in large part by the ceaseless churning of the internet, could sideline, deter, or even derail the use of such crucial agricultural tools as pesticides and genetically engineered crops and livestock, warned Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Thursday. One counselor’s… Continue reading

2020 Democratic Hopefuls

While the growing list of Democratic candidates for president is dominated by politicians from predominantly urban settings, some still have decent track records on agriculture and food issues. This policy experience could help them in rural communities, a weak spot for the party in 2016. But rural and agriculture advocates… Continue reading