Tag: Farmers

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White Farmers Sue To Stop Debt Relief Program for Farmers of Color

A federal judge in Wisconsin has temporarily halted a government program designed to help chronically disadvantaged farmers of color repay their loans — or forgive their debt altogether. Laura Schulte of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that “a temporary restraining order was handed down Thursday afternoon [June 10] by Judge…

Archived: Monsanto: Portal to A Better World

Monsanto (No. 39 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) exists to serve farmers. The company’s research and development pipeline works to provide farmers with the tools, seeds, and software they need to cultivate our food and clothing fiber while preserving the environment. Monsanto firmly believes that innovation and technology…

Archived: Kellogg Supports 10,000 Women Farmers to Reach their Full Potential

On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the significant contributions women are making around the world, especially in agriculture toward helping secure our global food supply. On average, women represent 43 percent of the agricultural labor force in developing countries[1] and up to 30 percent of all farmers in the United…