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Ag News: Unpredictable Dairy Industry
2018 was, if nothing else, unpredictable, and it looks like that may continue for the dairy industry in 2019. it’s critical for the U.S. to continue defending its market dominance in Mexico.
Ag News: Trump Support
Farmers facing fewer choices for profitability, many are standing firm in their support of the President. Trump has supported farmers with tax reform and a farm bill,
Ag News: Romaine E. Coli Identified
There is least one source of the E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce. Which includes five restaurants, 11 distributors, nine growers, and eight farms are still all potential sources.
Ag News: China Buys U.S. Soy
China is making its first buy of U.S. soybeans since the trade truce was declared. Chinese state-owned companies bought at least 500,000 tons of U.S. soybeans.
Ag News: Farm Bill Anticipation
Farm Bill 2018 negotiators from the House and Senate announced they’ve reached an “agreement in principle” and working to finalize the specific language and costs.
Ag News: Finishing the Farm Bill
**The buzz continues over getting a Farm Bill done before year end.
American Farm Bureau Federation’s Andrew Walmsley and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Colin Woodall both say they remain optimistic.
But, Farm Journal’s Jim Wiese…
Ag News: Women Ag Earners
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics using 2017 numbers that show the weekly median salary for men was $963, while women earned just over $1,100 per week.

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