by Marion Nestle
Feb 26 2018
U.S. Agriculture at a glance: USDA report
USDA and the National Agricultural Statistics Service have just published “Farms and Land in Farms: 2017 Summary.”
Here’s the bottom line:
Earl Butz, USDA Secretary under presidents Nixon and Ford, was infamous for, among other things, telling farmers to “get big or get out.” And so it came to pass….
Government agricultural policies have a lot to do with this, no?