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California Is The 2nd Worst-Paying State For Agricultural Workers

California Is The 2nd Worst-Paying State For Agricultural Workers

Column by Mike LaFirenza Agriculture has been and remains one of the most important industries for the U.S. economy. In addition to directly providing food for the population in the form of produce and livestock, the broader agricultural sector—which includes farming, fishing, and forestry—provides raw materials that form the foundation of other industries like food […]

California’s Economy Is 20th Most Dependent On Agriculture

California’s Economy Is 20th Most Dependent On Agriculture

The past few years have been challenging ones for the agriculture industry. The threat of global climate change has continued to produce warmer temperatures and more extreme weather events that threaten crops and livestock, and this summer, the U.S. is currently experiencing serious drought in some of its key agricultural regions in California, the upper […]

Politicized Veganism

Politicized Veganism

  Duggan Flanakin The average American ate some 220 pounds of red meat and poultry in 2018, according to the US Department of Agriculture, surpassing a record set in 2004.  But some politicians have joined anti-meat and climate change activists in a massive effort to restructure the American diet – and to ensure … and […]