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Black Farmers Fear Foreclosure as Debt Relief Remains Frozen

The legal limbo has created new and unexpected financial strains for Black farmers, many of whom have been unable to make investments in their businesses given ongoing uncertainty about their […]







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Organic Milk Farmers in Northeast Under Pressure as Processors Look West

SEARSMONT, Maine — Glendon Mehuren II’s Faithful Venture Farm, 35 miles east of the state capital of Augusta, looks as tranquil as the farms pictured on cartons of organic milk. […]




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Beef Prices Are Soaring, But Cattle Ranchers Aren’t Cashing In

SHEPHERD, Montana — Judging from the prices at supermarkets and restaurants, this would appear to be a lucrative moment for cattle ranchers like Steve Charter.America is consuming more beef than […]




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As Prices Rise Due to Inflation, Biden Turns to Antitrust Enforcers

But, Mr. Maffei said, the focus on antitrust has given the commission tools and confidence to investigate other abuses by shipping companies, now and in the future, when demand falls […]




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Production Resumes at Some JBS Meat Plants After Cyberattacks

About 400 workers were back on the job at the JBS beef plant in Souderton, Pa., versus about 1,500 who would work in a typical day, said Wendell Young IV, […]




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Banks Fight $4 Billion Debt Relief Plan for Black Farmers

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration’s efforts to provide $4 billion in debt relief to minority farmers is encountering stiff resistance from banks, which are complaining that the government initiative to […]