7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

Neonics, Thanksgiving, farm income, premium milk and limited GMO seed launches

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

1. Happy Thanksgiving. Farmers provide Americans with one of its greatest freedoms, the freedom from want. Farm Press (commentary)

2. Neonic comments open. Online portal allows farmers to engage with EPA in growing debate over neonicotinoid insecticides. Farm Futures

3. Limited tech launches. China’s barriers to imports of some U.S. genetically modified crops are disrupting seed companies' plans for new product launches. Reuters

4. Farm income forecast lower. USDA releases latest farm income estimate for 2014. Farm Progress

7 ag stories: Neonics, Thanksgiving, farm income, premium milk and limited GMO seed launches

5. Hong Kong loves beef. The past year has seen the opening of at least four gourmet burger joints in Hong Kong. Bloomberg

6. Higher education. Irish farmers with formal ag education tend to have larger farms and higher gross margins, than those with no formal agricultural education. Agriland (Ireland)

7. 'Premium' milk. Remove some lactose, add protein, add calcium and there you have it: Fairlife milk. Business Insider

And your bonus:

How about a delicious Hot Durkey? Don't know what that is? Food marketing at its finest. Washington Post

And, in keeping with the Thanksgiving spirit, this Friday you get a funny picture of President Reagan and the 40th Thanksgiving Turkey as presented by the National Turkey Federation, November 23, 1987. (Photo courtesy of the National Archives) See more pictures on The Daily Signal.

7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

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