Opinion: Ag blazing 5 for 2019 (and beyond)

Breaking out major prognostic tools (including an 8-ball, Ouija board, paper fortune teller and dart board…yeah we’re high tech around here) here are some of the big agricultural issues on the horizon for 2019.

Opinion: Is half a loaf of bread better than none?

Many of my blog posts notwithstanding I root for big-agriculture.  I want them to succeed. At heart, I am a pragmatist that realizes big ag must be part of any solution to feed the world’s growing population.  But having said that there are specific things I believe big ag must do as part of its corporate identity.

Opinion: ADM-Bunge merger may leave farmers in the cold

An ADM-Bunge merger would form a commodity trading behemoth of refineries and factories with an international network of marine terminals and barges.
 American grain and oilseed farmers should have some reason to be concerned, writes Dave Dickey

Still Harvesting Shame

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.