7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Missed some agricultural news this week? Here are seven stories to catch you up. From:https://www.beefmagazine.com/business/7-ag-stories-you-might-have-missed-week-aug-23-2019 1. Fargo County, N.D., received the most trade aid in the first round of Market Facilitation Program payments. Soybeans accounted for 97% of the total aid. Total payments for soybeans through the end of July… Continue reading

IPCC report warns that climate change threatens food supply

IPCC report warns that climate change threatens food supply By Sam Fromartz,  August 8, 2019 From https://thefern.org/ag…/ipcc-report-warns-that-climate-change-threatens-food-supply/ A United Nations climate report on Thursday warned that the world’s unsustainable use of land is boosting greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to climate change, and threatening future food production. But the report also said that land use,… Continue reading

Austin Scott Opening Statement – Rural Broadband

Opening Statement: Ranking Member Austin Scott Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Public Hearing: “Building Opportunity in Rural America through Affordable, Reliable and High-Speed Broadband” Remarks as prepared for delivery: Thank you, Chairman Scott, for holding this important hearing on a subject that resonates with all Americans: Rural Broadband…. Continue reading

Rural Broadband Access

OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rachel Ledbetter (Scott) Rachel Millard (Conaway) Scott, Conaway: Broadband Provisions in 2018 Farm Bill Critical to Rural America Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit held a hearing on the importance of affordable, reliable and high-speed broadband Internet. After the… Continue reading

7 Ag stories You May Have Missed this Week – June 14, 2019

From Beef Magazine:https://www.beefmagazine.com/crops/7-ag-stories-you-might-have-missed-week-june-14-2019 Perdue announces USDA relocation to Kansas City, GM wheat found in Washington state and ‘modernizing’ biotechnology regulations Missed some ag news this week? Here’s 7 stories to catch you up. 1. Foreign investors control at least 28.3 million acres in the U.S., an area about the size… Continue reading