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France Battling a Strong Rival Grain Corn and US Ag Products; Bayer Still Trying to Lure Monsanto
France Battling a Strong Rival Grain Corn and US Ag Products; Bayer Still Trying to Lure Monsanto
Yesterday Wheat Futures topped $5.00 a bushel in Chicago, Agrimoney reports, bouncing from heavy losses in the last session, as forecasts for further rain for France's added to support from a strong market in rival grain corn. And also the French Ban on Cherry pesticide could escalate into more ban on US Ag products as the EU grows more hostile towards Agrichemicals...
Experts Unsure About Effects of Pesticides on Pot
Experts Unsure About Effects of Pesticides on Pot
SEATTLE (AP) — While Denver has recalled 19 pot products in as many weeks over pesticide issues, no such recalls have affected Washington state in the 18 months that pot sales have been legal. The Seattle Times reports that no products were recalled after Washington officials fined two marijuana growers and suspended the licenses of two others for using unapproved pesticides. ...
Rural Economies Stronger With Renewable Fuel; Tainted Produce Imported
Rural Economies Stronger With Renewable Fuel; Tainted Produce Imported
Six companies are facing fines for selling fruits and vegetables imported from Mexico, China, Thailand, and Taiwan that were tainted with pesticides that are banned in the UC. The California Department of Pesticide Regulation says the companies were importing and selling produce to stores that primarily cater to California’s ethnic communities, and that the companies were given ample opportunities
Ironing Out The Hold-up Over Trade Promotion Authority;World Health Releases Insecticides and Herbicides Report
Ironing Out The Hold-up Over Trade Promotion Authority;World Health Releases Insecticides and Herbicides Report
House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch are working with Senator Ron Wyden on the final details of Trade Promotion Authority. Ryan believes they are making good progress - as he says he, Hatch and Wyden are in constant contact with each other trying to iron out the hold-up over TPA...
Agriculture Committee Approved New Pesticide Regulation; Farmers Join The Fight Against McDonalds
Agriculture Committee Approved New Pesticide Regulation; Farmers Join The Fight Against McDonalds
The House Agriculture Committee approved the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2015 last week - which would clarify Congressional intent regarding pesticide regulation in or near waters of the United States. House Ag Chair Mike Conaway says costly and duplicative regulations permitting requirements on farmers weaken the economy in Rural America...

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