Ag News: UGA Flood Risk Partnership
**As Georgia residents deal with periods of flood-level rainfall, UGA researchers announced a partnership that will enable them to share flood risk data with other scientists across the U.S.
UGA environmental economist, Craig Landry tells morningagclips.com, by partnering with First Street Foundation Flood Lab we can create and share vital data on flood risk.
First Street is a nonprofit whose previous research estimated a nearly $15.9 billion loss in relative home values in 18 East and Gulf Coast states from the impact of sea level rise between 2005 and 2017.
**Tyson Foods is denying charges managers privately wagered on the number of workers who’d become infected with COVID-19 in the early stages of the pandemic.
The allegations were made in a wrongful death suit tied to infections at Tyson’s Waterloo, Iowa pork processing plant where employees worked despite rising infections.
According to agweb.com, a worker’s family sued Tyson, alleging Tyson is guilty of a “willful and wanton disregard for workplace safety.”
**America's leading ag commodity groups and trade associations sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer asking the administration for work to "deepen trade discussions" in order to bring about removal of EU retaliatory tariffs targeting U.S. food and ag exports.
On November 10th, the EU imposed American food and agricultural exports, including certain cheeses, agricultural equipment, distilled spirits, potatoes, nuts, fruits.