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Vilsack wants national debate on climate change, GMOs

Published Apr. 28, 2015

Vilsack, 64, argues that politicians and interest groups from both right-wing and left-wing are taking political positions that are dangerous for the country. He also said his mission is to prompt presidential candidates to talk about both issues

Veterans Find Refuge In Farming

Published May. 6, 2015

The 29-year-old is volunteering at a research farm at University of California Davis. He’s an undergraduate on campus studying sustainable agriculture. When he returned from Iraq seven years ago he says was lost in a fog of anger and depression.

U.S. Ups Fight Against Agricultural Espionage

Published Apr. 27, 2015

The case comes as U.S. law-enforcement officials say they are conducting a broader examination of corporate espionage targeting U.S. agriculture companies, including multiple cases of possible theft of seeds, pesticides and other farm products.

Trade Agreements Still Face Hurdles

Published May. 1, 2015

“I think a lot of it depends on the President and whether or not he’s able to allay some of the fears that people have with regards to trade,” Roberts said, referring to opposition from labor unions and other groups close to Democratic members of Congress.

These chicken farmers have a Master Plan

Published May. 6, 2015

Baker and Pickett’s master plan, when it all comes together, will connect crop farmers who are interested in growing non-genetically-modified (GMO) crops with livestock producers who want to feed their animals non-GMO feed, all while never leaving northwest Ohio.