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14:15PM Nov 05, 2019

John Phipps: Could Negative Interest Rates Be a Reality for Farmers?

While farmers hear the term "negative interest rates" and dream of being paid to borrow money, the impact is already becoming real for many investors and savers. John Phipps explains
14:16PM Oct 22, 2019

Washington Source: Dems Holding As Many USMCA Meetings as Impeachment

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor
Farm Journal Washington Correspondent Jim Wiesemeyer reporting House Democrats are holding just as many meetings with USTR's Bob Lighthizer about USMCA, as they are having regarding Trump's impeachment inquiry.
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07:00AM Sep 30, 2019

Uncovering the Food-based Version of “Stolen Valor”

Global Farmer Network
AgWeb Contributor
By Bill Horan: Rockwell City, Iowa “We care deeply about where our ingredients come from,” says Chipotle Mexican Grill on its website . Yet the restaurant chain apparently doesn’t care ...
14:25PM Sep 20, 2019

USDA perishable transportation handbook gets update, app

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
A 1987 handbook published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s division of Agricultural Marketing Service received a 21st-century update thanks to a team led by University of Florida researchers.
18:26PM Jul 30, 2019

Farmers of the Year include Georgia, Florida produce growers

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Georgia peach grower Robert Dickey III and Florida vegetable grower Charles Obern have been named 2019 Farmers of the Year by Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo.
09:45AM Jul 29, 2019

UPDATED: Shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival kills 3

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Police are investigating a shooting that has left three people dead at the 41st annual Gilroy Garlic Festival, including a 6-year-old boy.
13:27PM Jul 03, 2019

U.S. Considers Additional Tariffs on E.U. Ag Products

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
The U.S. is considering tariffs on an additional $4 billion worth of goods from the European Union including some ag products.