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Court Ruling Undermines U.S. Pork Industry Competition

A federal district court ruling striking down pork harvest facility line speeds allowed under the USDA’s New…

2022 Commodity Classic Schedule Announced

Plans for the 2022 Commodity Classic are well underway as America’s largest farmer-led agricultural and educational experience…

Weather Isn’t the Only Factor Driving the Markets

The markets have had quite a back-and-forth swing over the past couple of weeks. Joe Vaclavik, Founder…

Growth Energy CEO Testifies to Biofuel’s Ability to Increase Economic Growth, Decrease Carbon Footprint

The Senate Ag Committee held a hearing on Tuesday on titled “Renewable Energy—Growth and Opportunities for Rural…

Changing Inheritance Taxes Would be Devastating for Farmers

The Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University developed a study showing the impact of…

House Ag Chair Scott Comments on USDA Discrimination Lawsuits

House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott (GA-D) calls lawsuits against aid for minority farmers “shameful.” Congress provided…

USDA Invests $55.2M in Grants to Increase Capacity, Expand Access in Meat and Poultry Inspection Operations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Monday announced $55.2 million in competitive grant funding available through the…

Michigan Crop Conditions Holding Steady Again Despite Lack of Rainfall

Field Crops Over 30 percent of the state remained in severe drought condition, according to Marlo Johnson…

Gene Editing is Newest Tool to Combat SCN Resistance

Melissa Mitchum, nematologist, University of Georgia | Photo provided

Ally Kemp of Unionville Crowned 2021 Michigan Sugar Queen

The 2021 Michigan Sugar Queen and Court: from left, Attendant Raven Wieland of Pinconning, Michigan Sugar Queen…


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