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The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing : The Salt : NPR http://n.pr/2AWfGvA

The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing

The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing

The USDA Rolled Back Protections For Small Farmers. Now The Farmers Are Suing

At issue is the Trump administration’s withdrawal of two Obama-era rules designed to protect small farmers, who say they are being exploited by the meatpacking companies they supply.

Source: n.pr/2AWfGvA


Farmers and Ranchers Sue USDA for Tossing Farmer Fair Practices (GIPSA) Rule – Modern Farmer http://bit.ly/2EHQZVb

Farmers and Ranchers Sue USDA for Tossing Farmer Fair Practices (GIPSA) Rule – Modern Farmer

Farmers and Ranchers Sue USDA for Tossing Farmer Fair Practices (GIPSA) Rule – Modern Farmer

Farmers and Ranchers Sue USDA for Tossing Farmer Fair Practices (GIPSA) Rule - Modern Farmer

Farmers are fighting back.

Source: bit.ly/2EHQZVb


Trump’s Cabinet: How Perdue’s power benefits his friends – POLITICO http://politi.co/2fKO5oh

How Perdue’s power benefits his friends

How Perdue’s power benefits his friends

How Perdue’s power benefits his friends

Sonny Perdue has long mixed personal and political business to benefit his friends and business associates — and he’s on track to do it again.

Source: politi.co/2fKO5oh


Shocker: Trump’s USDA Appointees Are All Corporate Hacks – http://bit.ly/2u78exI

Shocker: Trump’s USDA appointees are all corporate hacks

Shocker: Trump's USDA appointees are all corporate hacks

There’s a former Dow exec, a soybean rep, and a business prof who once called Trump a “cancer on conservatism.”

Source: bit.ly/2u78exI


Trump just nominated a climate change skeptic to USDA’s top science post – The Washington Post http://wapo.st/2f2s9aL

Trump just nominated a climate change skeptic to USDA’s top science post

Trump just nominated a climate change skeptic to USDA’s top science post

The President has nominated Sam Clovis, a former college professor and talk radio host who’s questioned climate change, to the Agriculture Department’s top scientific post.

Source: wapo.st/2f2s9aL


Trump targets USDA with some of the deepest proposed budget cuts http://bit.ly/2f1AqvC

Trump targets USDA with some of the deepest proposed budget cuts

Trump targets USDA with some of the deepest proposed budget cuts

Despite winning a majority of farmers in November, Trump targets the USDA with some of the deepest cuts.

Source: bit.ly/2f1AqvC


Trump budget ‘fails agriculture and rural America’ http://bit.ly/2t6Joui

Trump budget ‘fails agriculture and rural America’

Trump budget ‘fails agriculture and rural America’

Farm organizations come down hard on budget filled with “misplaced priorities.”

Source: bit.ly/2t6Joui



The Trump Budget’s Massive Cuts to State and Local Services and Programs | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities http://bit.ly/2t7toYO

The Trump Budget’s Massive Cuts to State and Local Services and Programs

The Trump Budget’s Massive Cuts to State and Local Services and Programs

President Trump’s 2018 budget would deeply cut federal funding for programs and services states and localities deliver.

Source: bit.ly/2t7toYO


Whatcom County farmers concerned about proposed grant cuts | The Bellingham Herald http://bit.ly/2hDeNTv

Rural business grants allowed Whatcom farms to grow, but now they could be going away

Rural business grants allowed Whatcom farms to grow, but now they could be going away

Proposed cuts to U.S. rural business grants has Whatcom County farmers concerned about what that will mean for the local economy.

Source: bit.ly/2hDeNTv


US federal department is censoring use of term ‘climate change’, emails reveal | Environment | The Guardian http://bit.ly/2hDg0Kw

US federal department is censoring use of term ‘climate change’, emails reveal

US federal department is censoring use of term 'climate change', emails reveal

Exclusive: series of emails show staff at Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service advised to reference ‘weather extremes’ instead

Source: bit.ly/2hDg0Kw


How the Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit – The New York Times http://nyti.ms/2yLKfH1

How the Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit

How the Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit

How the Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit

The most popular junk foods come from crops that are heavily subsidized by the federal government.

Source: nyti.ms/2yLKfH1


U.S. Animal Abuse Records Deleted—What We Stand to Lose http://bit.ly/2u6VdUY


Quashing Consumers’ Right-To-Know, Congress Repeals Country-Of-Origin-LabelingFor Beef And Pork http://bit.ly/2tAk6oz

Quashing Consumers’ Right-To-Know, Congress Repeals Country-Of-Origin-Labeling For Beef And Pork

Quashing Consumers' Right-To-Know, Congress Repeals Country-Of-Origin-Labeling For Beef And Pork

Consumers’ right-to-know the origin of their beef and pork has been quashed as the country-of-origin-labeling rule has been repealed.

Source: bit.ly/2tAk6oz


USDA Sued for Removing Country of Origin Labeling on Meat – Cornucopia Institute http://bit.ly/2tArxfn

USDA Sued for Removing Country of Origin Labeling on Meat – Cornucopia Institute

USDA Sued for Removing Country of Origin Labeling on Meat - Cornucopia Institute

Cornucopia’s Take: Cornucopia supports country of origin labeling (COOL) for food. COOL was passed in 2009, but in 2016, under intense pressure from industry, it was revoked. Cattle Ranchers Sue to Return Country-Of-Origin Labeling U.S. News & World Report by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press Source: Jenny Mackness Ranchers are suing the U.S. Department of Agriculture, seeking to force meat to again be labeled if it’s produced in other countries and imported to the United

Source: bit.ly/2tArxfn

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