Christian Schlect

My Apple Cup Runneth Over

By |November 26th, 2012|

● Randy Green, a former Deputy Undersecretary of USDA and chief of staff to the Senate’s Agriculture Committee, soon [...]

A Peach of a Part

By |November 20th, 2012|

● A bill to improve trade relations with Russia, H.R. 6156, was passed by the House of Representatives last [...]

Post Election

By |November 15th, 2012|

● At a news conference this week, President Barack Obama expressed optimism about moving comprehensive immigration legislation next year. [...]

The Election

By |November 7th, 2012|

● It’s over.  President Obama will have four more years to fashion policy and lead the nation. The Senate [...]


By |November 1st, 2012|

● The Organic Trade Association is boosting the idea of a multicommodity federal promotion and research program for organics. [...]

Are the Apples Rotten?

By |October 16th, 2012|

● November 6 will slam shut the door to the political future of many of those now running for [...]

Futile and Weak

By |October 12th, 2012|

●  One of my more enjoyable tasks is serving on the board of advisors to the Center for Produce [...]

Jenkins Hill XI

By |September 25th, 2012|

●  This Sunday I plan to travel across country to attend the Washington Public Policy Conference, an annual event [...]

Jenkins Hill X

By |September 17th, 2012|

This month, Ellen Terpstra was named the new chief executive officer of the International Food and Agricultural Trade Policy [...]

Apple Anarchy

By |August 28th, 2012|

● Four of life’s misfits have been charged in Georgia with murder and other crimes. All army personnel (one [...]