Infrastructure: Competition Trumps Cronyism

Opinion | Bonner Cohen
Utility workers begin work repairing power and data lines after a wildfire near Potrero, California, U.S. June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Eliminating necessary regulations would help fix our trillion-dollar infrastructure problem.

Perdue Wants To Loosen Strict Obama School Lunch Standards

US | Tim Pearce
Secretary of Agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue is sworn in at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. March 23, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein)

‘Kids aren’t eating the food’

USDA Takes Emergency Action In Drought-Stricken States

US | Tim Pearce
Secretary of Agriculture nominee Sonny Perdue is sworn in at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. March 23, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein)

‘It’s the right thing for us to do’

Campbell's Is Cutting More Than Just Carrots This Quarter

Business | Robert Donachie
FILE PHOTO: Cans of Campbell's brand Chunky soups are seen at the Safeway store in Wheaton, Maryland February 13, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo

‘Consumer demand for fresh food continues to grow’

A Government Agency Making Farmers' Lives Miserable -- Besides The EPA

Opinion | Seton Motley
USDA: open or closed? It's "partially open," but mostly closed. (Photo: Flickr)

The USDA has done what all things government have done — grown into an ever-increasing pain in the keister.

Junk Food Stamps

Opinion | Chris Edwards

The food stamp program is one of the government’s biggest hypocrisies.

A 44 Percent Bee Decline?

Opinion | Steve Milloy

It doesn’t mean what you think

Study Claims Vegetarian Diets Are Much Worse For The Environment

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A vendor arranges vegetables at her stall at a market in Nanjing

‘Eating lettuce is over three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon’

How To Stress Less This Thanksgiving

Opinion | Joseph Perrone
Getty Thanksgiving.

Put simply, any turkey you buy should be considered antibiotic-free.

Study: Organic Farming Ain't So Green After All

Energy | Michael Bastasch

Organic food isn’t as green as activists claim

Will Obama Build Bee Hives On Federal Buildings?

Politics | Michael Bastasch

It’s not clear that banning pesticides will help…

Bee Facts Changed -- Green Agendas Did Not

Opinion | Paul Driessen

Activists and White House appear ready to present new justifications for unjustified policies

Obamacare's Calorie Mandate Takes A Bite Out Of Consumers Wallets

Opinion | Will Coggin
Terry Cheung prepares a pizza pie to be served to students at Everglades High School on November 18, 2011 in Miramar, Florida. Monday evening the United States Congress passed a spending bill with a provision that would allow schools to count pizza as a vegetable. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Who is going to pick up the tab for the FDA’s enormous regulatory bill? You, the consumer.

Miscounting Poverty Again: The War On Poverty After Fifty Years

Opinion | Robert Rector

After a half-century, LBJ’s dream has failed to make the poor more self-sufficient.

USDA Delays Whole Grain Requirement For School Lunches

Education | Chuck Ross
Whole grain-rich pastas don't hold up well in school kitchens

The Real Issue In The Cliven Bundy Dispute: Why Are The Feds In The Land-Leasing Business?

Opinion | Joanne Butler
Rancher Cliven Bundy gestures at his home in Bunkerville

Whatever the merits of Bundy’s case, the government owns far too much Western land.

What is the USDA doing spending $6 million for climate change studies?

US | Caroline May
U.S. President Barack Obama talks next to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and President Barack Obama (Photo: REUTERS/Larry Downing)

‘Every day, farmers and ranchers see the impact that changes in climate patterns have’

House bill would make White House swallow school lunch calorie caps for state dinners

Education | Eric Owens

‘Our school districts and students are frustrated’

House-passed farm bill bans gov't from food stamp advertising, promotion

Politics | Caroline May
Farmers Markets Food Stamps
The bill passed Wednesday 251-166