7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

World Food Day, Ebola impacts on ag, Best Places to Farm, world's tallest cow and the Kansas City Royals

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

1. Best Places to Farm. We've rolled out all the data, all the regional profiles and all the charts for your review. Does your county make the Best Places to Farm list? Farm Futures

2. PEDV rebound. Hog supplies are turning around after PEDV slump, but it's not over yet. AP

3. Of GMO labeling and public opinion. Oregon GMO labeling campaign gets money, endorsement, but it's a different story in Colorado. Food Safety News

4. World Food Day. Talking food scarcity in a land of abundance. Forbes

World Food Day, Ebola impacts on ag, Best Places to Farm, world's tallest cow and the Kansas City Royals

5. Candy-makers on alert. Nestle is preparing for how to deal with the impact of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as cocoa prices rise. Bloomberg

(Ebola also has big impacts on ag production and hunger: http://bit.ly/1riUNxz)

6. Neonics in the news. EPA analysis finds neonicotinoid seed treatments provide little benefit on soybeans. Farm Progress

7. World Series trivia. The Kansas City Royals aren't named for royalty, but many of our readers probably already knew that. Wall Street Journal

And your bonus:

Big Holstein takes home a World Record. A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest. AP

Also, this was oddly more popular on social media than I expected:

...probably had something to do with School Lunch Week: http://1.usa.gov/1FbvlUZ

As always, keep up throughout the week with daily ag news and grain market updates by visiting us on Twitter or Facebook.

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