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7 ag stories you might have missed this week

7 ag stories you might have missed this week

Farm Progress Show recap, more bees, French farmers and 1950s tractors

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

Farm Progress Show recap. What's new? What's cool? Penton Ag's Willie Vogt tells all about it. Farm Industry News

Cage-free and all-natural. What happens when marketers, not consumers, drive the demand for products with specific production methods? Farm Progress

More bees. One airport at a time? In Pensacola, new uses for the airport green space emerge. USA Today

French farmers fight back. French farmers head into Paris to protest declining food prices. Washington Post

China, meet Australia. Chinese investors are dropping money into Australia's farm sector. Wall Street Journal

Farm Progress Show recap, more bees, French farmers and 1950s tractors

Food waste fighters. Danes' increasing willingness to buy and consume nearly expired items makes them the world champions in the fight against food waste. NPR

Section 179. Ag groups are hoping Section 179 expensing is on the schedule for lawmakers as they return this month. Farm Futures

And your bonus:

Features farmers wanted … in 1953. What did farmers want on a tractor at the first Farm Progress Show? Tom Bechman answers that question. Indiana Prairie Farmer

Farmer Derek has been out fishing this week (to the tune of more than a million views, and it's hilarious) but he was also herding cattle, too. See the video below.

See a new installment of '7 ag stories you might have missed' every Friday at 2 p.m. on Farm Futures and Farm Progress sites. And as always, keep up throughout the week with daily ag news and grain market updates by visiting us on Twitter or Facebook.

Browse the '7 ag stories' archives
8/28: Farm Progress Show expansion and drone license plates
8/21: Milk labeling, farmers and the Internet, Scotty McCreery sells for $61k
8/14: New nitrogen tools, 'Family Farms' label and picturesque wheat harvest
8/7: Drone highway, food destruction, and farmers' election 2016 picks

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