Unintended consequences of trade disruptions can mean countries become more self-sufficient and less willing to work with trading partners. That’s what happened with Russia. Do we want that to happen with China?
Tornado damage at the Marshalltown JBS plant, Thursday, caused severe damage in the distribution area. Reports say the processing area is operational, but the plant remains closed until damage estimates are finalized.
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.