I’ve long written about working and living conditions in American agriculture. Like with everything else, COVID-19 has only exacerbated the inequality being farmworkers and consumers. The terrib
I’ve always gotten a certain amusement about the banality of corn. I am not the only person who feels this way. If you watch Conan O’Brien written episodes of The Simpsons, back 8 decades
This 1946 General Electric film is an attempt to get rural communities to invest in building or expanding their electric supply infrastructure. I’m not going to lie–this is pretty boring.
This is an interesting little article on automation and farming. Most of the buzz surrounding vehicular automation and autonomy is found in the circles of transportation, where technophiles tout drive
There was a moment in those halcyon days of late 2008, when liberals across the nation thought electing a president could actually by itself lead to a transformational moment that didn’t require
One of the worst things about modern America are ag-gag laws, passed in many states over the past decade to keep undercover animal rights reporters from finding out and publicizing the abuse to animal
This is the grave of Earl Butz. Born in Albion, Indiana in 1909, Butz grew up working on his parents’ dairy farm. Unlike many young farm boys, Butz kept on through school, showed a lot of talent
While food issues as political activism get nowhere the attention among liberals that it did a decade ago (remember the Michael Pollan for Obama’s Secretary of Agriculture boomlet in late 2008?)