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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...
Cover Crop Research; Milk Labeling Bill
** Two top dairy groups do NOT agree on the Dairy Pride imitation dairy product labeling bill. If passed, Dairy Pride would prohibit imitation dairy products from using “milk” on their labels.
International Dairy Foods Association President Michael Dykes says they have mem…
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, esp…
GIPSA Getting Support From Iowa Senator
USDA sent a letter to multiple meat and livestock organizations stating that they will be moving forward on their Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Act, GIPSA The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and The national Pork Producers along with other animal ag groups are opposed to GIPSA and a…

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