Recent Stories by John Phipps
Aug 06, 2020 by John Phipps
Last week John dove into a major misconception about estate planning. This week, he shares some misperceptions between heirs on and off the farm.
Jun 02, 2020 by John Phipps
There have been COVID related problems in Europe, notably in western Germany and Ireland, but the numbers of workers ill were much smaller.
Apr 13, 2020 by John Phipps
The loss of food service is forcing perishable food products to pile up, including milk, meat and eggs. John Phipps explains why.
Mar 23, 2020 by John Phipps
How does weather affect the spread and virulence of disease, and especially COVID-19? John Phipps explores in "Weathering the Storm."
Mar 19, 2020 by John Phipps
I think we’re about to have a come-to-Jesus moment about how flexible our food system is.
Mar 17, 2020 by John Phipps
John Phipps says no phrase has been more overworked than “don’t panic” over the last week, and he thinks it's singularly unhelpful for several reasons. He explains why in John's World.
Mar 05, 2020 by John Phipps
While it’s always been a buzzword, sustainability has grown into a movement. It pervades the food chain, but also energy, urban development, and even clothing, but often these movements in agriculture miss the mark.
Jan 13, 2020 by John Phipps
States are passing legislation around factory farming. John gives his thoughts on if the recently passed pieces of legislation are justified.
Apr 22, 2019 by John Phipps
John Phipps has a fundamental issue with the ag census -- it takes far too long. John breaks down his issue with it during John's World.
Dec 17, 2018 by John Phipps
It been a while since John Phipps' Tariff 101 series, so he thinks this might be a good time to look at what we have learned from trade data gathered from tariff actions.
Oct 29, 2018 by John Phipps
President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, the winner of the runoff, promises to drastically roll back environmental regulations for agriculture, including speeding up deforestation, converting forests into range and cropland.