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Food Inflation and Ag Security Risk Review Act Applauded
The National Corn Growers Association launched a grassroots campaign to encourage the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to provide a level playing field for biofuels like ethanol.
California Potatoes Recover and Protecting Future Farmland Act
Senators Tammy Baldwin and Chuck Grassley introduced the Protecting Future Farmland Act.
California Prune Production Up and Gas Prices Drop
Now that California prune growers are earning a higher price, with supply more in line with demand, marketers say: Don’t go nuts on prunes.
EATS Act Opposition and US Grain Conference in Asia
The U.S. Agricultural Cooperators Conference, held recently in Bankok, is a cornerstone buyers conference in Southeast Asia, hosted by the U.S. Grains Council, the U.S. Soybean Export Council, and the U.S. Wheat Associates.
NFU Applauds Right to Repair Act & Organic Dairy Assist Program
The USDA is announcing a second round of payments for dairy producers through the Organic Dairy Marketing Assistance Program.
US Wheat Rebounds and Maple Syrup Funding
A sweet deal from the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service that is awarding over $15 million for 22 grant projects to promote the maple syrup industry.
California FAIR Plan Options and Food Loss & Waste Funding
*Apples are a fall staple. However, new data from USDA’s Economic Research Service shows a majority of apples are used in juices.
Hard Red Winter Wheat Exports Down and NASDA on USDA Authority
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture set policy priorities for the upcoming year during its annual meeting.
NAWG Fly-In Priorities and House Bill Bans Prohibiting Gas-Powered Vehicles
**The National Association of Wheat Growers completed the second part of its 2023 summer Farm Bill Fly-Ins to the nation’s capital. During the visit, wheat growers from across the country reinforced its core priorities and underscored the need for Congress to work together to ensure farmers can continue providing safe and affordable food for everyone. T...
More Farmers Embracing Technology and Tractor Sales Higher
California’s Central Valley water districts are working to achieve a more holistic approach for San Joaquin River fisheries through voluntary agreements, while also pursuing court challenges to a state plan on downstream fish flows.