Milk Production Up; Immigration Enforcement in Rural America
**The USDA says milk production in the top 23 states during April was nearly 17.2 billion pounds, up 2% on the year.
The average production per cow was a new monthly record and up 20 pounds from last year at 1,967 pounds per cow, while the milk cow herd jumped 81,000 head from a year ago, to 8...
Meat Demand Is Up; Ag Employers to Invest in Employees
**The USDA’s latest cold storage report showed strong retail and export demand for meat.
Pork was down 10% on the year, despite record pork production during March, including a 68% drop in bellies, and beef supplies were 4% lower, even after a 7% year to year increase in production la…
AG Urged to Stop Chem Mergers; Regs on Livestock and Grain Trucking
More than 300 groups are asking newly confirmed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to thoroughly investigate, and then stop, the proposed mergers involving six major ag chemical companies.
In a letter sent Monday, the groups said “The proposed mergers of Dow Chemical with DuPont, Monsanto with Bayer, and…

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