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12:11PM Nov 22, 2019

Wages for Farm Labor Increases from 2018 According to USDA

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor
Congress is taking steps to address the labor crisis facing farmers and ranchers. The bill now moves to the full house for consideration. It comes on the heels of USDA
08:30AM Nov 22, 2019

Need Conservation Dollars? Call Your State Ag Commissioner.

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor
Your state department of agriculture might have just the answer—and resources—you need.
USMCA
10:57AM Nov 21, 2019

Pelosi: USMCA Vote May Slip to 2020

Bloomberg
Wire Service
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is meeting Thursday with USTR Robert Lighthizer, but she said even if they reach deal on the stalled U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement, there might not be
09:44AM Nov 21, 2019

Ready Pac brand processor recalls products with romaine

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Processor Missa Bay LLC has recalled more than three dozen salad products with romaine as investigators search for a cause of an eight-state E. coli outbreak with 17 cases.
09:19AM Nov 21, 2019

ARA Commends EPA's RMP Final Rule

ARA
AgWeb Contributor
“The data clearly shows a continuous reduction in accidents of regulated facilities. It is important for EPA to focus on compliance assistance efforts"
14:18PM Nov 20, 2019

USDA seeks info from organic growers for 5-year update

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be asking more than 22,000 producers of organic products — everything from fresh produce to meat and dairy — about aspects of their operations,
10:43AM Nov 20, 2019

U.S. Agricultural Trade Surplus Shrinks to Smallest Since 2006

Bloomberg
Wire Service
The U.S. is set to post the smallest agricultural trade surplus since 2006, with costlier imports shrinking the difference between the value of exports and inbound shipments.