Waters of the U.S. Rule on Hold in 24 States – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018A federal district court in Georgia slapped a preliminary injunction on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule on Friday, suspending the implementation of the rule in […]

Livestock: World’s Largest Cattle-Feeding Operation Changes Hands – DTN

🕔Jan 19, 2018 JBS USA has announced the sale of the world’s largest cattle-feeding operation, Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, to affiliates of Pinnacle Asset Management LP, in a sale valued at approximately $200 […]

Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN

🕔Jan 8, 2018A provision in Idaho’s so-called “ag-gag” law that forbids recording devices on farms and slaughterhouses without the owner’s consent was struck down on Thursday.   A three-judge panel of the U.S. […]

Livestock: Oklahoma Beef Checkoff Fails – DTN

🕔Nov 10, 2017A vote to increase the Oklahoma beef checkoff by $1 has failed with 2,506 opposing the increase and 1,998 backing the measure. The debate leading up to the vote was […]

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

🕔Oct 10, 2017Leaders 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 […]

Idaho: Japan Resumes Imports of Chipping Potatoes after 11 Years

🕔Sep 15, 2017Secretary 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 […]

Spring Wheat Planting Behind in 5 Key States – DTN

🕔Apr 25, 2017Spring 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 […]

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

🕔Feb 28, 2017Ten 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 […]

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

🕔Jan 31, 2017Just 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 […]

Grain Transportation: Prevent Pathogen, Pest Hitchhikers

🕔Oct 14, 2015University 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. […]

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