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Others are talking about it - Nov. 4

From TPP to the Colorado River, what would America look like without farms?

How TPP impacts agricultureThe early press releases talk of how TPP will be good for agriculture, but could the industry be wise to reserve judgment until more is known?

Trans-Pacific Partnership could lead to an increase in American dairy exports While California dairy producers currently seek to join the Federal Milk Marketing Order to boost their economic situation, how will TPP affect the state’s dairy industry?

Heroes of the harvest Texas farmer decides to stay on the farm.

Freedom from fries How is the fast-food culture changing as people seek healthier alternatives?

Along the Colorado River, ranchers square off against cities over water rights Once considered “The American Nile” the Colorado River fills pools and irrigates farmland across much of the West.

A town’s tooth-and-nail fight to reclaim the Colorado River Navajo farmers must truck water from town to their homes and ranches on a daily basis because they have no running water where they live.

Industry grapples with added sugars divide Processed food industry split on effort to include a new daily value for sugars on food labels.

How China’s growing appetite is transforming an American port China continues to look to other countries for food due to rising incomes, limited farmland and polluted water and soil. How does this bode for American agriculture?

An America without farmers As young people are encouraged towards college degrees of a technical and legal nature what does this mean for American agriculture as the median age of the farmer continues to rise?

Why some young American farmers want their student loans forgiven As capital-intensive as American agriculture is, young people find student loans just one more hurdle between them and owning a farm.

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