Sep 2018

And the union hid the results for five years

Aug 2018

When 2+2=3: Trump’s trade war with China is puzzling

Andrew Malcolm Aug 28, 2018 6:01 PM

Never liked beans.

Who could have predicted this?

Apr 2018

Trade Wars: The (Chinese) empire strikes back

Jazz Shaw Apr 02, 2018 8:01 AM

Technology thieves seek to hit U.S. agriculture

Jul 2017

Modernize or move along

Mar 2017

Picking and choosing

Jul 2016

Get your thumb off the meat scales

Aug 2015

Only you can put an end to cowbells

Jazz Shaw Aug 25, 2015 6:41 PM

They’re a moosance. (Sorry)

Jun 2015

The Washington raisin thief gets busted

Jazz Shaw Jun 23, 2015 8:01 AM

Cheap raisins for all my friends

Mar 2015

Dairy farmers bemoan lack of illegal aliens

Jazz Shaw Mar 31, 2015 1:21 PM

That’s a-mooooo-sing. (I apologize for that one)

Jun 2014


May 2014


Econ 101.

Apr 2014
Mar 2014
Feb 2014

Once upon a time, there were all sorts of politically quaint justifications for why the federal government needed to dish …

Living a lie. Doesn’t even care.


Jan 2014


The one percent.

Congressional negotiators are pretty pumped about what looks like the emergence of a long overdue farm-bill deal that can finally …

Dec 2013

The return of the Christmas-tree tax?

Erika Johnsen Dec 26, 2013 4:01 PM

The domestic fresh-cut Christmas-tree industry certainly hopes so — and heck, who can blame them, really? So many other niche …

Yeah, a farm bill probably isn’t happening this year

Erika Johnsen Dec 10, 2013 1:01 PM


The House and Senate are only in session at the same time for a grand total of five days before …

Oct 2013

Save the subsidies, at all costs!

While the issue of the latest iteration of the “farm bill” still waiting to make its way out of the …

Sep 2013
Aug 2013

You’re killin’ me, Smalls!