Monday, August 03, 2015

28 state AGs want WOTUS implementation delayed. Ag Minute for August 3, 2015


Nearly 30 states that filed lawsuits against EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers over a new rule defining federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act are requesting a delay in implementation to allow for judicial review of the challenges. Click here for full story.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Hop output to increase despite drought. Ag Min For July 31, 2015


While some hop varieties suffer from heat and drought in Washington's Yakima Valley, the industry anticipates a larger crop because of increased acreage. Click here for full story.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Outlook murky for port productivity proposals. Ag Minute for July 30, 2015


Doubts have been cast on the outlook of federal legislation intended to prevent port work slowdowns. Click here for full story.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Opportunity knocks for U.S. dairy exports. Ag Minute for July 29, 2015


The world will need an additional 45 billion pounds of milk by 2020, offering a lot of opportunity for U.S. exporters. Consistency and the ability to withstand downturns will be key factors for success. Click here for full story.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Mid-year cattle inventory confirms expansion. Ag Minute for July 28, 2015


USDA's July 1 cattle inventory report verifies beef herd expansion with increases in beef cow and heifer replacement numbers. Click here for full story.

Monday, July 27, 2015

U.S. House bill would prevent mandatory GMO labeling. Ag Minute for July 27, 2015


The bill scheduled for a vote Thursday is backed by the food industry, which has fought state labeling efforts around the country. So far, Vermont is the only state set to require the labels. Click here for full story.

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