Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Dealt Blow – DTN Jan 8, 2018

🕔Jan 8, 2018
A 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, 2017

🕔Nov 10, 2017
A 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, 2017

🕔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 […]

Idaho: Japan Resumes Imports of Chipping Potatoes after 11 Years Sep 15, 2017

🕔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 […]

Spring Wheat Planting Behind in 5 Key States – DTN Apr 25, 2017

🕔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 […]

Monsanto’s Westbred Brand Releases 10 New Wheat Varieties for 2018 Feb 28, 2017

🕔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 […]

Dairy Groups Assert that U.S. Dairy Exports at Risk from New Canadian Rules – DTN Jan 31, 2017

🕔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 […]

Grain Transportation: Prevent Pathogen, Pest Hitchhikers Oct 14, 2015

🕔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. […]

13 States Sue EPA Over WOTUS, Judge Asked to Delay – DTN Aug 14, 2015

🕔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 […]

Law Against Videotaping Farm Operations Ruled Unconstitutional – DTN Aug 4, 2015

🕔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 […]

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