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Organic farming is missing from climate change talks

The USDA sees organic as a business opportunity, but regenerative ag is the hottest trend at the AIM for Climate Summit.
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Federal government’s $20 billion embrace of ‘climate smart’ farming

Techniques known as regenerative or climate-smart agriculture are a cornerstone of the Agriculture Department’s approach to addressing a warming planet.

The Field Report: Tom Vilsack on how the USDA can transform the food system

The Field Report: Tom Vilsack on how the USDA can transform the food system

We sat down with the Secretary of Agriculture to learn about the agency’s priorities around nutrition security, climate action, and equity.

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The field report: We asked the USDA about its new garden—and its larger climate goals

If you’ve ever worked in a garden, you know that they can provide both mental health and community benefits, and there’s research that backs that up.

Op-ed: One year in, where Vilsack's USDA stands on 10 key measures

Op-ed: One year in, where Vilsack's USDA stands on 10 key measures

In the first year of his second stint as Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack has made some progress on important issues, but there are other areas where the department is lagging.
Anthony Pahnke: Helping small processors won't work unless we break up Big Meat

Anthony Pahnke: Helping small processors won't work unless we break up Big Meat

President Biden's plan to invest $1 billion to increase competition in meat will fail without enforcing existing antitrust legislation and real monopoly reform to level the playing field.
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