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Lack of Processing Hampers the Organic Meat Business

By Ching Lee, Assistant Editor, Ag Alert Reprinted with Permission from California Farm Bureau Federation Despite rising demand for organic meat, some California...
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Federal, State Regulatory Changes Impacting Hemp Industry Operators

By Geoffrey Taylor, MA, Hemp Contributor, Valley Ag Voice With so much excitement surrounding the hemp industry around the country and hemp...
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Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance Members Testify on Opportunities to Tackle Climate Change

Press Release Provided by American Farm Bureau Federation Four witnesses representing the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance’s (FACA) founding organizations and co-chairs...
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Farm Bureau Welcomes Vilsack Appointment

Press Release Provided by the California Farm Bureau Federation Noting the considerable challenges facing farmers and ranchers, the California Farm Bureau welcomed...
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Ranch Group Files Brief to Prevent the USDA from Preempting False Advertising Claims for...

Press Release Provided by R-CALF USA On December 7th, R-CALF USA submitted a motion to file a friend-of-the-court brief and a brief...
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USCA Comments on Latest Change to Packers and Stockyards Act

Press Release Provided by the US Cattlemen’s Association  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) issued a final rule to...
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CDFA Issues Stop Use Notice and Statewide Quarantine on Organic Fertilizer AGRO GOLD WS

Press Release Provided by the California Department of Food and Agriculture  The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) today announced that...
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AFIA Awarded Federal Funding to Support Global Market Access Opportunities

Press Release Provided by the American Feed Industry Association The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) awarded the American Feed...
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USDA to Discontinue Ag Labor Survey

By Jason Resnick, Vice President & General Counsel, Western Growers Reprinted with Permission from Western Growers The U.S Department of Agriculture announced last...
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Federal Regulations Impacting Hemp Industry with Greater Uncertainty

By Geoffrey Taylor, MAHemp Contributor,Valley Ag Voice As if 2020 hasn’t already been a tumultuous year for many hemp farmers across the...
 

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