Need to catch up? Here are some food, agriculture and farm stories you might have missed this week.
Farm Progress Show recap. What's new? What's cool? Penton Ag's Willie Vogt tells all about it. Farm Industry News
Cage-free and all-natural. What happens when marketers, not consumers, drive the demand for products with specific production methods? Farm Progress
More bees. One airport at a time? In Pensacola, new uses for the airport green space emerge. USA Today
French farmers fight back. French farmers head into Paris to protest declining food prices. Washington Post
China, meet Australia. Chinese investors are dropping money into Australia's farm sector. Wall Street Journal
Food waste fighters. Danes' increasing willingness to buy and consume nearly expired items makes them the world champions in the fight against food waste. NPR
Section 179. Ag groups are hoping Section 179 expensing is on the schedule for lawmakers as they return this month. Farm Futures
And your bonus:
Features farmers wanted … in 1953. What did farmers want on a tractor at the first Farm Progress Show? Tom Bechman answers that question. Indiana Prairie Farmer
Farmer Derek has been out fishing this week (to the tune of more than a million views, and it's hilarious) but he was also herding cattle, too. See the video below.
See a new installment of '7 ag stories you might have missed' every Friday at 2 p.m. on Farm Futures and Farm Progress sites. And as always, keep up throughout the week with daily ag news and grain market updates by visiting us on Twitter or Facebook.
Browse the '7 ag stories' archives
8/28: Farm Progress Show expansion and drone license plates
8/21: Milk labeling, farmers and the Internet, Scotty McCreery sells for $61k
8/14: New nitrogen tools, 'Family Farms' label and picturesque wheat harvest
8/7: Drone highway, food destruction, and farmers' election 2016 picks