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7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

GMO wheat, cereal milk, butter boom, 'Waters of the U.S.' and farmland prices

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

1. WOTUS action. The House has approved a bill to limit EPA's "Waters of the U.S." definition shift. Farm Futures

2. GMO wheat deal. Monsanto settles with farmers who allege lost income after Oregon GMO wheat discovery. KRCU

3. Butter is better. An increasing number of Americans aren't as cautious of the cholesterol bogeyman – or butter. NPR

4. Emissions concern. GHGs hit record levels in 2013, a new report from the U.N. World Meteorological Organization finds this week. The Hill

GMO wheat, cereal milk, butter boom, 'Waters of the U.S.' and farmland prices: 7 stories you might have missed this week

5. Extension innovation. State Cooperative Extension Services work to stay relevant in era of fewer farmers and smaller budgets. Pew Trusts

6. Farmland stays stable. As grain prices tumble, signs of a farmland crash remain minimal. Reuters

7. Track trends. Machinery boom has farmers selecting tracked implements. Farm Industry News

And your bonus:

Ever heard of the "man-child" demographic? Yeah, neither has anyone else. But one brand of milk knows about it. Dairy Reporter

Did you get some wild weather this week? There was plenty of rain to go around in many areas, creating some flooding situations. (Missouri)

…also, this. (Nebraska)

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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