Migrant farmworkers often face dehydration and pesticide exposure in the field, but their plight doesn’t end there. A new investigation takes a look inside the “camps” that house migrant farmworkers while also revealing the Big Ag connections.
The Senate Judiciary Committee met Tuesday morning to question corporate executives, industry representatives and antitrust experts on how widespread consolidation would likely affect U.S. agriculture.
Dozens of farmers in Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee are complaining about damages to their crops from pesticide drift. While that isn’t uncommon, experts anticipate that this problem could be one of the largest.
ByEliván Martínez Mercado | Center for Investigative Journalism |
Millionaire enterprises including Monsanto, Pioneer Hi Bred and nine other multinational producers of transgenic and hybrid seeds benefited from over $519.7 million in Puerto Rican public funds throughout the last 10 fiscal years
The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on Thursday reached a landmark agreement on a new GMO labeling bill pushing for a national system for disclosing genetically engineered ingredients on certain food products.