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Fresh Fun for All the Pennsylvania Farm Show Feb. 04, 2020

Salena Zito

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — The first time Mee Cee Baker went to the Pennsylvania Farm Show, sh... Read More

Change Is Coming Jan. 29, 2020

Jim Hightower

As we hurtle into the 2020s, the future of our food economy (and food itself) remains a fiercely con... Read More

America's Farmers Love Trump, but His Policies Don't Love Them Back Jan. 28, 2020

Daily Editorials

Notwithstanding the warm welcome he received a few days ago at the American Farm Bureau Federation's... Read More

What's the Charitable Thing to Do About Inequality? Jan. 08, 2020

Jim Hightower

Our society has coined expressions like "philanthropist" and "season of giving" to encourage and hai... Read More

New Report Confirms That US Consumers Are Paying for Trump's China Tariffs Dec. 10, 2019

Daily Editorials

New York Federal Reserve Bank researchers are reporting what was utterly predictable: The Trump admi... Read More

Thanks, Private Property! Nov. 27, 2019

John Stossel

Families will argue this Thanksgiving. Such arguments have a long tradition. The Pilgrims had clas... Read More

Which Food Future Will You Choose? Nov. 27, 2019

Jim Hightower

It's time to talk turkey! No, not the Butterball sitting in the Oval Office. I'm talking about the r... Read More

Wasn't a $4.4 Trillion Federal Government Big Enough? Oct. 30, 2019

Terence Jeffrey

The leaders of both the Republican Party and the Democratic Party in the U.S. Senate proved again th... Read More

For Farmers Hit by Climate Change, Trump Offers Only Anti-Science Hokum Oct. 28, 2019

Daily Editorials

American farmers are on the front lines of climate change, wracked by crop-killing floods and rising... Read More

Where Trump Can Find a Good Farm Policy Oct. 23, 2019

Jim Hightower

Government by the rich is called plutocracy. Government by police power is autocracy. Government by ... Read More

Rain Gardens Sep. 11, 2019

A Greener View

Q: I have been thinking about putting in a rain garden. Do you have any advice on building one? What... Read More

Twig Girdlers and Pruners Sep. 04, 2019

A Greener View

Q: All of a sudden, a lot of small short branches broke off the oak tree in our front yard. The grou... Read More

Protecting the Grapevine Aug. 21, 2019

A Greener View

Q: We bought a grapevine on a whim at Home Depot. We planted it along a fence. It grew OK for a coup... Read More

Government for the Rich, the Poor Be Damned Aug. 15, 2019

Jim Hightower

Donald Trump loooooves farmers. We know this because he says so. "Farmers, I LOVE YOU!" he declared ... Read More

Cucumber Chemicals Aug. 14, 2019

A Greener View

Q: I haven't tried growing cucumbers recently because when I last grew them, they were bitter, and I... Read More

Crabgrass Control Aug. 07, 2019

A Greener View

Q: Our community replaced a bunch of sidewalks and curbs; then they repaired our lawns. They used gr... Read More

Magnolia Scale and Hot Tomatoes Jul. 31, 2019

A Greener View

Q: My magnolia tree has been taken over by flies and wasps. There are half-inch pink bumps on the br... Read More

Vines for a Trellis Jul. 24, 2019

A Greener View

Q: Can you suggest a vine-type plant that can grow and bloom mostly in shade? I have a trellis that ... Read More

Gagging Investigators Jul. 17, 2019

John Stossel

Recording events from public land shouldn't be a crime. Yet when a woman in Utah, standing by a publ... Read More

A Deeper Look at Daylilies Jul. 17, 2019

A Greener View

The botanical name for daylilies is Hemerocallis. It comes from two Greek words: Hemera is day, and ... Read More