Affiliation:the New York Times, Global Investigative Journalism Network, ABC News
Why investigate agribusiness? Corporate agribusiness is growing each year. Agribusiness produces food, feed and fuel. Large firms employ tens of thousands of people and their sales net billions of dollars. The issues involved are many and diverse, including federal subsidies and crop insurance, farm worker conditions and immigration, antibiotics and food safety, pesticides and genetically-modified seed patents, to name a few. This panel will dig in on some of those issues and show you how you can start investigating agribusiness in your own community.