January 23, 2020

Climate Change; Food Security; Ag Sector Issues; Food Safety; and SNAP

Climate Change

Eric Roper reported yesterday at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune Online that, “Collin Peterson, Minnesota’s outspoken farm country congressman, is kicking up dust in Congress this month with his threats to obstruct a key climate change bill over concerns that the government is undermining farmers — particularly in the ethanol industry.

While the issue is new, however, Peterson says the challenge is familiar. ‘We have a big problem in agriculture not being able to explain to city people what we’re doing,’ said the Detroit Lakes Democrat.”