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US Farm Policy

Congress's Short-Sighted Farm Policy

Dan Morgan | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green
Dan Morgan

This summer, agriculture is again center stage in the policy debate. There's plenty of fat and waste in the farm programs, but there's also an urgent need for a new vision of American farming in the 21st century.

Challenging the Obesity System

David Wallinga, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wallinga, M.D.

For the past 35 years, U.S. farm policy has incentivized the production of a few commodity crops (like corn and soybeans), and the calories that come from them.