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Georgia Farmers A Fork In The Road and Trucking Prices Soar From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update. **From mushrooms and peaches to pecans and peanuts, Georgia growers are sharing their stories on the new Georgia Grown TV series, “A Fork in the Road.” According to www.thepacker.com, more than a …

“People are outdoors a lot more because of COVID so we’ve all discovered this newfound love relationship with nature, which is really cool and I’m really happy about. So there’s just a lot more chances for … human interactions with ticks,” said Patti Casey, environmental surveillance program manager for the Vermont Agency of Agriculture. It’s …

In the last three weeks of legislative session, some state lawmakers are talking about the birds and the bees. Democrats, who hold a supermajority in the Senate and Assembly, are pushing to advance the Birds and Bees Protection Act, or bill No. S699B/A7429, to prohibit the sale of neonicotinoid or “neonics” pesticides, insecticides and coated …

Rural communities across Colorado and Kansas are telling colorful stories about their local history through murals. These works of art make a statement and help regenerate community spirit by giving rural towns a voice. “Heart of Harvest” is a mural in Limon, Colorado, painted by Staci Beauford, Audrey Sayles, Krystal Wiser and Kayla Ravenkamp. (Journal …

An extra 350,000 Michigan families will be able to get food assistance this month thanks to the US Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service.  That brings the state’s total to more than 700,000.  Those households will get a monthly boost, even if they’re already getting the maximum payment, and use their bridge card for …

Cooler-Wetter Good for Georgia and Bayer on Roundup Ruling From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update. **A chilly, wet winter isn’t the worst thing if you’re a Georgia farmer. A cooler December, January and February slowed the growth of broccoli, cauliflower, onions, greens and cabbage, and also brought a fair …

New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office is criminally investigating longtime Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg’s personal taxes, an official close to the investigation told NBC News. The investigation of Weisselberg’s personal finances stems in part from documents shared by his former daughter-in-law, Jennifer Weisselberg. Alan Garten, the Trump Organization’s general counsel, did …

A new effort from the Bipartisan Policy Center to combat food and nutrition insecurity is headlined by a celebrity chef and former ag secretaries but also includes heavy-hitters from all aspects of food and agriculture. The Bipartisan Policy Center on Tuesday announced its Food and Nutrition Security Task Force, which will be co-chaired by former …

Posted: Apr 11, 2021 / 09:57 PM EDT / Up to date: Apr 11, 2021 / 10:13 PM EDT The U.S. Division of Agriculture’s Meals Security and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public well being alert for about 211,406 kilos of uncooked floor turkey merchandise, produced by Plainville Manufacturers, LLC, a Pennsylvania institution, resulting …

AP supply: Suspect in Capitol assault suffered delusions WASHINGTON (AP) — The person who rammed a automobile into two officers at a barricade outdoors the U.S. Capitol, killing one among them earlier than he was shot to demise by police, had been affected by delusions, paranoia and suicidal ideas, a U.S. official advised The Related …