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7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Organic dairies, RFS moves, Uganda's next ag ambassador, brie overflow and Got Milk?

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

1. RFS on the way. The RFS volumes for 2014 made it to the White House Office of Management and Budget this week, one step closer to finalization. Farm Futures

2. No brie for Moscow. French cheesemakers have much more brie on their hands thanks to Russia's ag products ban last week. Bloomberg

3. Farming: the go-to career. It is in New England, anyway, as youngsters gain interest in local foods. Associated Press

4. No difference. Oregon State study says organic, conventional dairies show no differences in health of cows or nutrition content of milk. Feedstuffs

Organic dairies, RFS moves, Uganda's next ag ambassador, brie overflow and Got Milk?

5. Beauty pageant, meet agriculture. We're all familiar with county fair queens and the like, but the next Miss Uganda will be tasked with promoting Ugandan agriculture. New Vision Uganda

6. $245K to age 18. It will cost a middle-income family $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013, USDA said this week. Farm Progress

7. Huge Texas ranch up for sale. $725 million will buy you one of Texas' largest and most storied ranches. Ft. Worth Star-Telegram

And your bonus:

Get ready. Make plans for the Farm Progress Show, Aug. 26-28, 2014, in Boone, Iowa. Have a little fun before harvest really gets underway.

Got Milk? The California Milk Processor Board is still using the tagline, though it's been retired nationally. Here's a look at one of the new ads.

As always, keep up throughout the week with daily ag news and grain market updates by visiting us on Twitter or Facebook.

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