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  1. Top Ag News
    Two Major California Shipping Ports Reopen After Labor Negotiations

    Two major shipping ports on the U.S. West Coast have resumed exports of ag commodities. The port of Los Angeles and Long […]

    April 11, 2023
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    Keep an Eye on These 4 Policy Changes in 2023

    This year, critical policy decisions will be made on Capitol Hill directly impacting farmer profitability, according to ProFarmer analyst Jim Wiesemeyer’s crystal […]

    January 6, 2023
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    Groups Encouraged to Weigh in on New USDA Grant Program

    The USDA has requested feedback on a recently announced grant program aimed to improve the resiliency of our food and agricultural supply […]

    September 28, 2022
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    Tentative Agreement Reached Between Railroads and Unions

    Overnight talks have spurred a tentative agreement between major railroads and rail worker unions. The agreement means the postponement or canceling of […]

    September 15, 2022
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    Rail Strike Impact Could Begin as Early as Today

    Grain shipments this week could abruptly stop starting Wednesday – two days ahead of a possible rail strike. No deal has been […]

    September 14, 2022
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    New Food Industry Survey Shows Immense Pressures Facing Food Retailers

    A new survey from the Food Industry Association shows that food retailers continue to operate under extreme, unusual challenges. Between inflationary pressures, […]

    September 8, 2022
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    Possible Mid-September Labor Stoppage Adds Worry to Grain Industry

    Shipping delays on U.S. railroads have been a serious problem for infrastructure and agricultural goods transportation. As harvest draws nearer, concerns are […]

    August 19, 2022
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    Pork Leaders Discuss Technology, Labor at Swine Innovation Forum

    As pork industry leaders met at North Carolina State University’s Swine Innovation Forum, technology and labor remained key topics throughout the event. […]

    May 18, 2022
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    Three Economic Movers to Keep an Eye On this Summer

    Several global and domestic factors will continue to impact the farm economy throughout the growing season. The three major economic movers producers […]

    April 26, 2022
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    Canadian Pacific Worker Strike Could Impact U.S. Farmers

    Adding to ag supply chain concerns, Canadian Pacific rail workers are planning to strike, if necessary, according to their union. This labor […]

    March 4, 2022