7 ag stories you might have missed this week

7 ag stories you might have missed this week

Farm Progress Show expansion, young farmer college debt, WOTUS and drone license plates

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

1. Biggest Farm Progress Show ever. We're prepping for the largest show ever at 90 acres. Are you joining? Farm Progress

2. Farm income down. USDA's latest forecast expects farm income to be lower on falling crop and livestock receipts. Farm Futures

3. Waters of the U.S. block. A North Dakota judge granted 13 states a preliminary injunction on the WOTUS rule, but it's in effect for remaining states. Farm Futures

4. Drone license plates? So, once FAA rules are solidified for UAVs, should they have license plates? Slate

Farm Progress Show expansion, young farmer college debt, WOTUS and drone license plates

5. Monsanto drops deal for Syngenta. After Monsanto ends pursuit of Syngenta, what's next? St. Louis Business Journal

6. USDA expands insurance offering. USDA opens Whole-Farm insurance option to all 50 states. Feedstuffs

7. Growing college debt. Young farmers are well-educated, but they're also in debt. Sacramento Bee

And your bonus:

We're not home. You know you've done this.

Plus..  a cool video on glyphosate use from Indiana farmer Brian Scott - see it 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
8/21: 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
7/31: Highway bill, ag and science, farm trucks and sticky situations

 

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