Letters to the Editor

Opinion: Agricultural policies still dominated by farm-state legislators openly hostile to reform; until big-state and urban legislators decide to serve on panels, little change likely

By Michael Pollan

The Nation 2011-09-14

Opinion: Helping out

With 28 percent increase in donations of fruits and vegetables to food banks because of temporary tax break for farmers, ranchers and other small businesses, it's clear that Michigan representative's provision in pension bill should be made permanent.

By Vicki Escarra, President and CEO, America's Second Harvest

Detroit Free Press 2007-11-21

Opinion: Farming reaction

"Contortions of logic and distortions of fact," writes a senator, who says oil prices and other factors add to grocery costs. And, an activist says sugar policy most needs reform, and forecasts even higher prices. All in response to The Wall Street Journal's "No farmer left behind" editorial.

By Kent Conrad; By Tom Schatz

The Wall Street Journal 2007-11-17

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Opinion: In D.C., fewer dinners means polite conversation that may lead to beginnings of camaraderie is lost, and with it mutual trust essential to governance by two parties

By Lea Berman

The Washington Post 2011-08-05

Opinion: As commodity prices show, it will be economic impact of climate change and resource limits that will motivate sweeping changes necessary to avert catastrophe

By Paul Gilding

CNN 2011-06-21

Opinion: As supplies of fruits, vegetables remain steady due to work of pollinators, we pay homage to resilience of honeybees and perseverance of their keepers

By Randal R. Rucker and Walter N. Thurman

The Wall Street Journal. (may require subscription) 2011-06-22