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.
The federal judge presiding over the hog odor nuisance lawsuit against Murphy-Brown LLC, a division of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has reduced the damage sentence from more than $50 million to $3.25 million.
An original analysis by researchers at New York University and Tufts University finds that a federal tax on junk food is both legally and administratively feasible. However, the devil is in the details.
Trade disputes with China, Mexico and Canada are eroding the value of American ag production, but many farmers are sticking by the man they helped vote into office. They’d just like him to win the trade war quickly,