7 ag stories you might have missed this week

7 ag stories you might have missed this week

Waters of the U.S. stay, Trans-Pacific Partnership and agriculture, and thriving co-ops

Need to catch up? Here are some food, agriculture and farm stories you might have missed this week.

WOTUS stop. Sixth Judicial Circuit Court orders nationwide stay of Waters of the U.S. rule until confusion can be cleared up. Farm Futures

Deadly farms. Four-part look at farm deaths and prevention is stark reminder to mindful of farm safety this fall. Star Tribune

TPP OK. Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators returned an agreement this week, starting the long process of editing, review, voting and ratification. Farm Progress

Low growth. Monsanto plans a restructure to stave off losses. Feedstuffs

Waters of the U.S. stay, Trans-Pacific Partnership and agriculture, and thriving co-ops

Mmm, crickets. There's been talk about this in the U.S. before, but the European Commission is doing its research to determine safety of eating crickets and other bugs. Reuters

Co-ops thrive. U.S. farmer, rancher and fishery cooperatives posted record income and revenue in 2014 despite a drop in the number of co-ops, according to USDA. Farm Progress

Taste test. A Virginia school is taking new lunch standards an extra step, with student-parent taste testing to determine next year's menu. WTOP

And your bonus:

How's this for a surprise? Michigan farmer unearths a woolly mammoth in a soybean field. Fox 32 Chicago


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
10/2: PEDV cause, new ag ed center, synthetic leaves, rural internet and city dogs
9/25: Women of harvest, propane inventories, farm safety, incomes and investment
9/18: Tax update, SNAP nutrition, interest rates and time-traveling farmer
9/11: Pink soybeans, glowing chickens, blender pumps and the truth about wheat
 

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