New Voting Rights Lawsuit Targets 15th District in Yakima
The legal action filed Wednesday targets state Legislative District 15 in Yakima, which is majority Latino.
Ag News: India-U.S. Agree to Expand Trade and Farm Export Forecast
India and the U.S. agreed to expand trade between the nations on some agricultural products, including U.S. cherries, alfalfa, and distiller’s dried grains.
Jury Finds Rittenhouse Not Guilty in Kenosha Shootings
The jury came back with its verdict afer close to 3 1/2 days of deliberation.
Ag News: Florida Citrus Forecast and U.S. & Mexico Ag Secretaries Meet
The forecast shows Florida Oranges at 47 million boxes, down 11% from last season, Florida Grapefruit at 3.8 million boxes, down 8%, and Specialty Citrus at 900,000 boxes, UP 2%.
Ag News: Ag Exports to Soar in 2022 and Farm Loan Limits Raised
USDA’s Economic Research Service projects the total VALUE of U.S. agricultural exports to reach an all-time high in fiscal year 2022.
Ag News: USDA’s ASF Vaccine / Meatpacking’s Role in COVID Spread
USDA's Agricultural Research Service announced one of its vaccine candidates can prevent and protect against African swine fever.
Ag News: Ethanol Exports Higher and USDA Addresses Food Systems
U.S. ethanol exports in August saw substantial improvement from the prior month’s slump, expanding 56%. Canada was the top destination for the fifth straight month with imports of 33.9 mg, the largest volume since March, and 42% of the August U.S. ethanol export market.
Ag News: NPPC Applauds ASF Prevention and USDA Schools Assistance
The NPPC is commending Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack for dedicating $500 million in USDA Commodity Credit Corporation funds for prevention of and preparation for African swine fever.
Ag News: USDA on ASF in Haiti and Bayer to Offer Organic Seeds
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service calls the discovery of African swine fever in Haiti unfortunate, but not unexpected.
Masks are Back When Kids Go Back This Fall
The COVID-19 vaccine mandate announced Wednesday includes those working at the state's colleges and universities, including coaches.