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7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Proactive on propane, Panera's food additive plan, EPA climate proposal and selecting a meat smoker

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

1. Preventing propane problems. The Midwestern Governor's Association has created a special working group to discuss ways to avoid propane shortages like those seen last winter. Farm Futures

2. Science doesn't matter? Chobani yogurt relies on "nature only" marketing approach. Slate

3. Milkweed could be key to monarch losses. Canadian scientists say Monarch butterfly populations are declining in part because of fewer milkweed plants in the Midwest. Tech Times

7 stories you might have missed: Proactive on propane, Panera's food additive plan, EPA climate proposal and selecting a meat smoker

4. Climate action impact on ag. The U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan released this week may focus on coal-fired power plants on the surface, but ag has a stake, too. Farm Futures

5. Italian farmer goes to bat for GM crops. A farmer is set to fight the Italian government over the right to cultivate GM crops. PRI

6. Panera plans food additive crusade. Panera bread has plans to eliminate all artificial ingredients from its food products. USA Today

7. More PEDV help. The USDA this week pledged an additional $26.2 million for porcine epidemic diarrhea virus research and control. Farm Progress

And your bonus:

Smoke, don't grill. Backyard grill-outs are turning into smoke-outs, but which type of meat smoker is right for you? Wall Street Journal

If you opt to grill instead, the American Meat Institute wants to make sure you know how to properly cook meat.

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