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New Research Explores the Ongoing Impact of Racism on the U.S. Farming Landscape

https://civileats.com/2019/01/25/new-research-explores-the-ongoing-impact-of-racism-on-the-u-s-farming-landscape/

Farming in the United States is enmeshed with both racism and capitalism in a way that has had a profound impact on who owns, accesses, and benefits from farmland. Recently, Assistant Professor Megan Horst published research with Portland State University student Amy Marion examining data on non-farming landowners, farmers who own and lease land, and farmworkers. They found significant racial/ethnic disparities when it comes to representation, land, and money.