**Even minor temperature variations can have a significant impact on plants, animals and insects.

Which begs the question, how will we adapt our ag practices to ensure we continue to have food, fiber and fuel?

This is where the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences comes in.

After a record-breaking 2022 with more than $112.8 million dollars spent on R&D, CAES scientists continue to show global leadership in ag and environmental research.

U.S. Supreme Court Hands Down Major Decisions On Last Day Of Session
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**The House Ag Committee Chair plans to use the upcoming farm bill to deal with California’s Prop 12 that was upheld by the Supreme Court.

Roll Call reports pork producers feel this will lead to patchwork laws between states.

Glenn “GT” Thompson says the Supreme Court said in its decision that Congress has the power to address the issues caused by Prop 12, but Congress has chosen not to deal with those issues in the past.

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**The Minneapolis Federal Reserve took a look at interest rates and how they are affecting producers in recent months.

Interest rates have risen dramatically since last year, raising the cost of borrowing money.

Ag producers in some areas face additional expenses arising from supply issues and economic uncertainty.

Interest rates have doubled since 2022 for ag producers after a decade of historically low and stable rates.

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