ADVANCE EDITORIAL: State’s effort to boost small ag is worth it
There can be no argument that oversized conglomerates control much of agriculture. Their ability to vertically integrate and then lobby for legislation that favors their outcome is nearly umatched. Their position is largely unquestioned because few people want to be accused of attempting to mess up the supply of food. So the small steps taken recently by the state of Iowa is a breath of fresh air in terms of helping small businesses thrive in this era of big agriculture.
See the full editorial in the Oct. 21 edition.