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When the market doesn't work

Aug 19, 2016 by The Packer
If you have the idea that some invisible hand of the market place is somehow guiding consumers and retailers to where they need to be, recent news out of the United Kingdom is a little unsettling.
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Trump's ag advisers

Aug 19, 2016 by The Packer
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has appointed a group of agricultural advisers, and that fact alone is worthy of praise.
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On-farm visits helpful

Aug 11, 2016 by The Packer
In the kind of outreach that should happen more often, senior staff with the Food and Drug Administration toured two produce farms Aug. 5.
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Turnips on the table

Nov 23, 2015 by Amelia Freidline
When I was a kid I had a big picture book called "Turnips for Dinner," which chronicled the attempts of a zoo keeper to feed his charges a diet of root vegetables.