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Ag News: Cali Power Shutoff
Ag News: Cali Power Shutoff
**Operations are returning to normal at California farms, ranches and agricultural businesses that endured public-safety power shutoffs. The widespread outages interrupted harvest schedules for wine grapes, rice and other crops, and caused scattered produce losses due to lack of refrigeration...
Ruling on U.S. Corn Exports to China; Pesticide Regulations Slow
Ruling on U.S. Corn Exports to China; Pesticide Regulations Slow
** Both sides found something to be happy about in a federal judge’s ruling in a class-action lawsuit seeking damages from lost sales and reduced prices resulting from China’s rejection of U.S. corn shipments. A U.S. District Judge in Kansas City rejected the basis for a nationwide class on the plaintiffs’ claim, and narrowed the issues to be considered at a trial in June...
Farm Leadership Ensures Labor Pool; China Lifts Brazil Beef Ban
Farm Leadership Ensures Labor Pool; China Lifts Brazil Beef Ban
** An extension business management specialist says building employer leadership will help ensure farm operations successfully recruit and retain ag labor. Betty Berning with the University of Minnesota tells Brownfield a strong U.S. economy has resulted in a dwindling workforce for many farmers, especially those in dairy and specialty crop production...

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