An innovative water contract pays farmers to conserve.
We all know bootleggers and Baptists rarely see eye to eye. Ask one group and its members will probably tell you they despise the other group. Yet, when it comes to government regulation, both bootleggers and Baptists work together.
The command-and-control viewpoint isn’t illogical. The American food supply is one of the safest in the world. But I submit that the current system fails to tap creative, market-based incentives to further improve food safety.
Agriculture as a stable, prosperous way of life is practically extinct. It doesn't need to be. We have the power within our consuming choices to make a remarkable difference.
Federal and local govern
On Earth Day, Bruce Yandle offers a sobering proposition: The blueprints of our major air and water pollution control statutes were flawed at birth.
GreenFaith combines free-market and faith-based principles on the environment.
The revival of local food and local markets marches under the banner of the left, but its resistance to centralization also appeals to conservatives.
Paul Schwennesen recently appeared on Fox Business to discuss food safety. Paul offers more comments on the issue below.We all want safe food. Question is, how do we get it? “There oughta be a law,” seems to be the generally conceived approach, as evidenced by recent passage of the now-famous...