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New Dairy Standards; Latest on Monsanto-Bayer Merger

New standards have been set for grass-fed dairy producers.

The American Grassfed Association’s Marilyn Nobel tells Brownfield producers requested the dairy standard to bring uniformity to the niche market, saying it’s good for the animals and delivers what consumers think they’re getting when they see grass-fed on the label...

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Ford First Quarter Earnings Drop Due To Strong Dollar, Weak Sales
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Pick-Ups Are Picking Up the Auto Industry

According to Wards Auto.com full-size pick-up manufacturing is expected to grow 5 % by 2019. Wall Street Journal reports that the Chief Executive of Bayer is defending it’s acquisition of Monsanto calling it “entirely logical” and a perfect fit...

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Leaked Email Reveals Clinton’s Pledge With United Farm Workers

Caterpillar Chairman and Chief Executive Doug Oberhelman will retire earlier than expected, after poorly -timed bets on China and mining tipped the equipment maker into its longest-ever sales decline...

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Americans Seeking Reward Money Inform IRS On Others
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NCBA Angry Over IRS Proposal

The National Cattlemen's Beef Association has joined more than 3,800 other organizations to express their anger over a new proposal from the IRS that would unfairly tax small businesses and family farms by eliminating valuation discount planning and increasing the estate and gift taxes by over 30 PERCENT...

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Farmers, Ranchers Struggle As Texas Endures Historic Drought
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Amending The Packers & Stockyards Act

The Senate on Thursday sent the Clarification of Treatment of Electronic Sales of Livestock Act to the White House. The bill would amend the Packers & Stockyards Act of 1921 to ensure that the law’s protections are extended to online or video livestock auctions. Th...

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Proposed Keystone XL Pipeline To Run From Canada To Gulf Of Mexico
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Farmers Lose Fighting Pipeline

Unlike The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest against the Dakota Access pipeline that resulted in a halt, agri-pulse reports that about a dozen farmers in Iowa , challenged the construction of the 1,200-mile pipeline through portions of their fields and lost their bid for an injunction that would have prevented ETP from digging trenches and burying the pipe sections, One of the plaintiffs, Keith Puntenney, who farms 600 acres said he expects the matter to end up in the Iowa Supreme Court...

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Bayer, Monsanto Agreement ; Bright Spot, Precision Ag Equipment

Bloomberg reports that negotiations between Bayer AG and Monsanto Co. are entering the final stretch as both sides move closer to an agreement to create the world’s biggest maker of seeds and pesticides also that The Food and Drug Administration is considering setting limits on how long some antibiotics can be given to livestock and poultry for treatment of infections...

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Ag Groups Urge California’s Gov. To Veto Worker Overtime Bill

Growers associations in California are urging Gov. Jerry Brown to veto the bill that recently passed the California Assembly that would make California the first state in the U...

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Uninsured Family Of Farmers Plans To Opt Out Of Affordable Health Care Act
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A Third of Of Farm Operators Are at Least Age 65

Successful Farming writes that the USDA never found how an experimental GMO variety by Monsanto ended up on a farm in eastern Oregon in 2013, and it is again stumped by 22 stalks of a sister strain found recently in Washington state...

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Price Of Milk Rises, Potentially Raises Cost Of Cheese And Pizza
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Researchers Find a Way to Extend Milk’s Shelf Life By Seven Weeks

Purdue researchers have discovered a process that adds up to seven weeks to milk's shelf life. Calling it an add-on to pasteurization due to a a rapid heating and cooling of milk that reduces the amount of harmful bacteria present, researchers say they can extend by several weeks the shelf life of one of the most common refrigerator staples in the world...

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