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A Farmer’s Perspective on Climate Change

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A Farmer’s Perspective on Climate Change

“Look to the farm.” That was Arkansas rice farmer Mark Isbell’s advice to Congress when Groundwork asked what policymakers can do to help rural America address climate change. While it can be easy to get caught up in buzzwords or trending policy ideas when it comes to climate change, America’s farmers and ranchers are already doing the hard…

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Wheat Farmers Raise Awareness of Ongoing Drought

Farm Policy Facts shares this guest column, written by Chandler Goule, CEO of the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG). NAWG is the primary policy representative in Washington D.C. for wheat growers, working to ensure a better future for America’s growers, the industry and the general public. Nearly half of the United States is experiencing…

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Field to Fabric: Cotton Growers Depend on Efficient Infrastructure

America’s farmers don’t just feed the world – they clothe the world, too. America leads the way in the global cotton market, providing approximately 35 percent of global cotton exports, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Each bale of cotton has a long journey from field to fabric, making reliable infrastructure critically important for America’s…

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Former House Ag Chairman Talks Farm Bill, Climate

Collin Peterson, former Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, recently retired from Congress after thirty years of service to America’s farmers and ranchers. His retirement was short-lived. “I’m not very good at being retired,” he quipped on the most recent episode of Farm Policy Fact’s Groundwork podcast. Collin Peterson is utilizing his decades of farm policy expertise…

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