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Why Colorado’s corn farmers are getting hurt by China’s soybean tariff

When China added a 25% tax on soybeans in retaliation to U.S. tariffs last year, Colorado’s farming community shrugged it off. Soybeans aren’t much of a crop here. But nationwide, large patches of Midwestern soybean farmland switched to corn. That, in turn, meant more corn would stay in the U.S., driving down prices for Yuma […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: Federal marijuana legalization may not be the dream scenario some imagine

With the departure of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General and the president signing the Farm Bill into law last week, the future of the federal approach to state legal marijuana will re-emerge as an issue.   Attorney General Sessions was the most vocal anti-marijuana member of the Trump Administration and the most significant reason […]