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Sportsmen and Conservationists Side Against Trump Decision on Sage Grouse – DTN

Sportsmen and Conservationists Side Against Trump Decision on Sage Grouse – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Leaders for sportsmen’s and conservation groups in Western states are becoming more critical over the Trump administration’s decision last week to reopen a protection agreement for the greater sage grouse in 11 states. After months of internal discussions, the Department

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Idaho: Japan Resumes Imports of Chipping Potatoes after 11 Years

Idaho: Japan Resumes Imports of Chipping Potatoes after 11 Years

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 15, 2017

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that Japan is expanding market access for U.S. chipping potatoes, resuming imports from Idaho for the first time in 11 years. “The United States has a reputation around the globe for growing high-quality

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Spring Wheat Planting Behind in 5 Key States – DTN

Spring Wheat Planting Behind in 5 Key States – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Basis Analyst 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Spring wheat planting was behind in five of the key growing states as of April 16, with Idaho and Washington significantly behind, followed by Minnesota and then North Dakota and Montana, according to last week’s USDA Crop Progress report. If

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Monsanto’s Westbred Brand Releases 10 New Wheat Varieties for 2018

Monsanto’s Westbred Brand Releases 10 New Wheat Varieties for 2018

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 28, 2017

Ten new regionally tested, locally adapted WestBred wheat varieties have been released to Certified Seed suppliers and will be available to growers in their respective areas of adoption in 2018.  “We’re incredibly excited to add such a diverse and advanced group

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Dairy Groups Assert that U.S. Dairy Exports at Risk from New Canadian Rules – DTN

Dairy Groups Assert that U.S. Dairy Exports at Risk from New Canadian Rules – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 31, 2017

Just a few weeks after writing to President Donald Trump, U.S. dairy groups are now calling on governors to halt new changes in Canadian dairy rules. A coalition of 17 American dairy organizations, farmers and milk processors have written governors

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Grain Transportation: Prevent Pathogen, Pest Hitchhikers

Grain Transportation: Prevent Pathogen, Pest Hitchhikers

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 14, 2015

University of Florida researchers say new research can help grain handlers and grain inspectors find key locations for pathogens and pests along rail routes in the United States and Australia. The new knowledge could help make the food supply safer

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13 States Sue EPA Over WOTUS, Judge Asked to Delay – DTN

13 States Sue EPA Over WOTUS, Judge Asked to Delay – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Aug 14, 2015

With the clock ticking on the implementation of the waters of the United States rule, 13 states have asked a federal judge to issue an injunction stopping the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from implementing the rule on Aug. 28. The

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Law Against Videotaping Farm Operations Ruled Unconstitutional – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Aug 4, 2015

A federal judge granted a summary judgment on Monday to an animal-rights group, ruling that an Idaho law against videotaping farm operations is unconstitutional. The Animal Legal Defense Fund had filed a lawsuit last year against Idaho’s governor and attorney

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WOTUS: States Want 9 Month Delay on Rule Implementation – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 30, 2015

Attorneys general from 28 states suing EPA over the waters of the United States rule have asked for a nine-month delay in implementation of the rule until judicial review is complete. In a letter sent Tuesday to EPA Administrator Gina

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Pacific Northwest Struggles with Historic Drought, Record Heat – DTN

Pacific Northwest Struggles with Historic Drought, Record Heat – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 16, 2015

While some parts of the Midwest deal with too much rain this growing season, farmers in Washington state, and the Pacific Northwest Region as a whole, are struggling with historic drought and record heat. Dry, hot weather is lowering crop

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