7 ag stories you might have missed this week

7 ag stories you might have missed this week

RFS, no-till, vegetarian calculator, silage robots, ag day and strange 'promposals'

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

1. RFS overhaul. Biofuels groups aren't in agreement on next steps with the RFS. Farm Progress

2. The United States of unusual jobs. Agriculture appears several times on this map from the Washington Post

3. A mainstream look at no-till. "One of the toughest things about learning to do no-till is having to unlearn all the things that you thought were true." New York Times

4. 'Sustainability' backlash. Vilsack says dietary guidelines are about health, not environment. Wall Street Journal

7 ag stories you might have missed: RFS, no-till, vegetarian calculator, silage robots, ag day and strange 'promposals'

5..in related news. Vegetarian calculator says less meat consumption has a positive impact on the environment. Des Moines Register

6. And to bring this full circle, we'll talk about beef demand. BEEF

7. Dairying of the future. Most tasks on this Canadian dairy are completed by robots. Bloomberg

And your bonus:

Will you 'goat' to jail for livestock theft? The answer is yes. (Also, "promposals" are a thing?) Washington Post

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