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  1. Top Ag News
    How Wildfire Smoke is Helping Provide A Layer of Protection in the Midwest

    As wildfires continue to affect the western U.S. and Canada, the NOAA has reported smoke extending as far as the East Coast. […]

    July 27, 2021
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    House Ag to Mark Up Bill to Extend WHIP+

    On Tuesday, July 26, the House Agriculture Committee is expected to mark up a bill that would provide an extension for USDA’s […]

    July 27, 2021
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    Megadrought and Pandemic Issues Increasing Bread Prices

    Extreme dry conditions, increased cost of living and volatile pandemic-induced commodity markets have created a recipe for negative effects on bread prices. […]

    July 26, 2021
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    Tax Changes May Hit Family Farms Hard

    A massive infrastructure bill that could majorly affect farming taxes, due to reconciliation, hit the U.S. Senate floor last week. The bill […]

    July 26, 2021
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    Vermont Dairy Farmer to Compete for Team U.S.A in the Summer Olympics

    Looking for someone to cheer for in the Summer Olympics? World-renowned track star and Vermont dairy farmer Elle Purrier St. Pierre is […]

    July 23, 2021
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    USDA Launches Protein Grading Dashboard

    A new, interactive protein grading dashboard was recently launched by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). The dashboard is meant to document […]

    July 23, 2021
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    Trump-era NWPR Act to Stay In Effect

    A legislative war over water policies — the Obama-era WOTUS (widely overreaching 2015 Waters of the United States) rule versus Trump-era NWPR […]

    July 22, 2021
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    Heat Wave Decreases Northwest Onion Crop by 25%

    Hot weather has stressed the Northwest onion crop and increased instances of iris yellow spot virus, say industry experts. Onion crop producing […]

    July 22, 2021
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    Tyson Announces New Animal Welfare Protocols

    In an effort to become the world leader in animal welfare, Tyson Foods is changing its approach and policies regarding the stance […]

    July 22, 2021
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    Villsack Talks Ag Labor Reform With New York Farmers

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently spoke with New York farmers about legislative efforts to support U.S. agriculture currently underway. Local farmers participated […]

    July 21, 2021