Corporate Farming News

Top 5 of 2016: 100 Years of Anti-Corporate Farming Laws

It's official! The first day of 2017 is here. What better way to kick it off than with a look at our most viewed post in 2016, authored by Brian Depew, our Executive Director. This piece is a throwback to a popular post Brian and past Executive Director Chuck Hassebrook wrote (so it's a throwback of a throwback). It takes a look at the importance of anti-corporate farming laws -- an issue that's an essential part of the Center’s history.

Statement on Proposed Bayer-Monsanto Merger

The proposed merger between German pharmaceutical and chemical giant Bayer and U.S. biotechnology giant Monsanto would create the world's largest supplier of seeds and agricultural chemicals. A merged company would control a quarter of the world's seed and agrichemical market. This proposed merger follows two other mega-mergers in the agricultural input market. The Dow-DuPont merger and ChemChina-Syngenta deal both announced in the last year are reshaping an already highly consolidated market.
 

Victory in North Dakota!

On Tuesday, June 14, North Dakotans went to the polls in a primary election to decide, among other things, the fate of North Dakota’s long-standing anti-corporate farming law. Since 1932, North Dakota law has prohibited corporations from engaging in farming and ranching or owning farm or ranch land.

Thank God for North Dakota

On Tuesday, June 14, North Dakotans went to the polls in a primary election to decide, among other things, the fate of North Dakota’s long-standing anti-corporate farming law. Since 1932, North Dakota law has prohibited corporations from engaging in farming and ranching or owning farm or ranch land.

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