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  • DrStephanie_2016_640p

    Disaster Aid is Finally On Its Way

    Jun 13, 2019 09:38 AM

    Farmers with losses from Hurricanes Florence and Michael in 2018, and from recent Midwest flooding, will be eligible for additional assistance under the legislative package just passed and signed by the President on June 6th. USDA will be distributing about $6 billion under that package, about half to farmers and ranchers directly.

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    Implications of Recent Developments in Trade Agreements for U.S. Agriculture

    May 30, 2019 10:25 AM

    U.S. farmers need to grow overseas markets in order to bolster low commodity prices and farm income. However, the revised trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, dubbed USMCA, has yet to be submitted to Congress for approval, and negotiations with other countries, specifically Japan and the European Union, are still in early phases.

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    Competition for Meat Eaters

    May 20, 2019 09:36 AM

    The average American eats 57 pounds of beef per year, and less of 10 percent of Americans refrain from eating meat either as vegeterians or vegans. However, a middle ground is emerging with about one-third of Americans regularly eating both meat and plant-based dishes. The emergence of plant-based products like Impossible Burgers, and the imminent introduction of cultured meat products, will soon be offering Americans a new range of choices.

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    Trade, Labor Concerns Dominate House Ag Committee Hearing on Dairy

    Apr 30, 2019 01:58 PM

    Concerns over trade and labor dominated the conversation.

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    The Highlights (and lowlights) of the 2017 Census of Agriculture

    Apr 17, 2019 09:13 AM

    The newly released 2017 Census of Agriculture shows that the trends that reflect both the graying and concentration of production in U.S. agriculture are continuing.

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  • DrStephanie_2016_640p

    Recent Developments in Agricultural Biotechnology

    Apr 10, 2019 10:46 AM

    Agricultural biotechnology is on the move around the world, with crucial policy advances in the U.S. and new biotech crops approved in the developing world.

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  • DrStephanie_2016_640p

    Another El Nino Already?

    Apr 03, 2019 10:34 AM

    This year's El Nino episode may have contributed to the massive flooding occurring all around the world, especially the ongoing Midwest flood.

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