Thursday, October 08, 2015

Biotech developers may have duty to prevent export disruptions. Ag Minute October 8, 2015

Biotech developers may have a duty to prevent export disruptions from GMO crops, even if the products are approved by USDA, according to a court ruling. Click here for full story.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal. Ag Minute for Oct. 7, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal still has to be approved by the U.S. Congress, where opposition is widespread. President Obama has to wait 90 days after agreement before signing the pact, and only then will Congress begin to debate it. Click here for full Story.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

USDA proposes more scrutiny for biotech wheat field trials. Ag Minute October 6, 2015

The USDA is considering requiring permits for growing biotech wheat, which is more rigorous than the current system of notifying the agency of field trials. Click here for full story.

Monday, October 05, 2015

New federal pesticide regs set age limit, boost training requirements. Ag Minute for October 5th, 2015

New pesticide regulations announced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Labor will bar many children under 18 from working with pesticides and boost training and reporting requirements. Click here for full story.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Hops carryover less than last year. Ag Minute for October 2, 2015

The inventory of old crop hops is down in the U.S. from last year and this year's production is likely to be up in the U.S. and down in Europe. Click here for full story.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Idaho moisture outlook better in south than north. Ag Minute for October 1, 2015

An Idaho hydrology expert says conditions are favoring another dry winter in Northern Idaho but the possibility of good moisture in Southern Idaho. Click here for full story.

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