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Mason City, IA Pork Processing Plant Voted Down

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This week the Mason City, Iowa City Council voted to turn down the proposed $240 million Prestage Farms Pork Processing…

11 hours ago in Agriculture

Senators Raise Questions About ARC County Yields

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Several farm state Senators are raising questions about how USDA’s Farm Service Agency calculates county yields. This is due to…

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Cage-Free Egg Trend Based on Misinformation

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On Wednesday 7-Eleven joined more than 100 food companies that will be requiring their suppliers to produce cage-free eggs. National…

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TTIP Negotiations Could be Doomed

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France’s Agriculture Minister says the Trans Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership deal between the E.U. and the United States may…

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FOIA Provision in Ag Appropriations Bill

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Language exempting checkoff programs from federal public records law has been added to the pending fiscal year 2017 Ag Appropriations…