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7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Farm bill progress, PEDv-feed link, agriculture immigration struggle and mini tractors

Need to catch up? Here are some food, agriculture and farm stories you might have missed this week.

1. Farm bill update. See how farm bill changes are progressing, 8 weeks after it was passed. Farm Progress

2. FDA's brewers grain policies ruffle feathers. New plan to revise feed rules makes brewers, livestock farmers a bit more content, but it wasn't always that way. Farm Progress, The Press Democrat

3. Tax changes in the Affordable Care Act. There are few things farmers should know about Obamacare regulations. Delta Farm Press

4. Immigration struggle. The GOP is blowing it on immigration, some ag interests say. Washington Post

Farm bill progress, PEDv-feed link, agriculture immigration struggle and mini tractors

5. PEDv-feed link. The pork and feed industry continues to probe a potential PEDv-blood plasma link. Wall Street Journal

6. Be bee-friendly. Researchers hunt for bee-friendly plants and shrubs to help expand populations. New York Times

7. Ryan budget suggests farm program cuts. House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., suggested cuts to crop insurance and SNAP in his budget proposal this week. Farm Futures

And your bonus:

Family rodeos slowly dwindle. Rodeos held by families for families are beginning to disappear as concerns of liability and costs rise. New York Times

Watching these RC tractors work is strangely fascinating, and kind of impressive. Perhaps it will tide you over until conditions are right to get in the field.

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