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USDA Announces Deregulation of GE Low-Gossypol Cotton

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news USDA Announces Deregulation of GE Low-Gossypol Cotton

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announces the deregulation of Texas A&M’s cotton variety genetically engineered to have ultra-low levels of gossypol in ...

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USDA Announces Deregulation of GE Low-Gossypol Cotton AgNet West

Benefits of Fall Planting of Fast-Growing Trees

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Benefits of Fall Planting of Fast-Growing Trees

Cathy Isom gives us some of the benefits of planting fast-growing trees in the Fall. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Benefits of Fall Planting of Fast-Growing Trees ...

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Benefits of Fall Planting of Fast-Growing Trees AgNet West

The California Kitchen: Properly Cooked Pinto Beans

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news The California Kitchen: Properly Cooked Pinto Beans

In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing Properly Cooked Pinto Beans with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 1 C Pinto Beans 3 ...

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The California Kitchen: Properly Cooked Pinto Beans AgNet West

World Food Day: Farmers Committed to Decreasing Global Hunger

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news World Food Day: Farmers Committed to Decreasing Global Hunger

The following statement regarding 2018 World Food Day can be attributed to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall. “Farm Bureau joins the world in commemorating 2018 World Food Day. ...

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World Food Day: Farmers Committed to Decreasing Global Hunger AgNet West

International Trade Commission to Review USMCA

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news International Trade Commission to Review USMCA

The U.S. International Trade Commission will review the U.S.,-Mexico-Canada Agreement next month. The Commission is scheduled to meet November 15th for an economic review of the trade agreement that will ...

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International Trade Commission to Review USMCA AgNet West

Rising Output Compressing Ag Margins

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Rising Output Compressing Ag Margins

Strong growth in both the U.S. and global economies will support increased demand in domestic and export markets through the end of the year. However, U.S. competitiveness is currently constrained ...

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Rising Output Compressing Ag Margins AgNet West

Another African Swine Fever Outbreak Reported in China

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Another African Swine Fever Outbreak Reported in China

China reports new outbreaks of African swine fever as fear of a global spread of the disease rises. Four reports were announced last week, and Monday, China reported a new ...

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Another African Swine Fever Outbreak Reported in China AgNet West

EQIP Funding Continues Even Without A Farm Bill in Place

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news EQIP Funding Continues Even Without A Farm Bill in Place

As many agricultural support programs are left in limbo, EQIP funding will continue despite the lack of a farm bill in place.  Through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program known as ...

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EQIP Funding Continues Even Without A Farm Bill in Place AgNet West

Women in Agriculture Say Barriers to Equality Persist

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Women in Agriculture Say Barriers to Equality Persist

Women in agriculture around the world, whether in developing or developed countries, say widespread gender discrimination persists and poses obstacles to their ability to help feed the world. A new ...

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Women in Agriculture Say Barriers to Equality Persist AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 10-16-18

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 10-16-18

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal.

Farm City Newsday Tuesday, 10-16-18 AgNet West

Export Exchange Next Week

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Export Exchange Next Week

International buyers and end-users of coarse grains from more than 35 countries are scheduled to arrive in Minneapolis next week for Export Exchange 2018. The group will meet with U.S. ...

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Export Exchange Next Week AgNet West

Agri View: Trade War Damage

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Agri View: Trade War Damage

Everett Griner talks about who loses in a trade war in today’s Agri View. Trade War Damage Trade war. It has been going on for almost half a year now. ...

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Agri View: Trade War Damage AgNet West

Southern Africa: A Promising Region for U.S. Agricultural Exports

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Southern Africa: A Promising Region for U.S. Agricultural Exports

Two-way agricultural trade between the United States and Southern Africa has grown significantly in the past decade, reaching a record $1.5 billion in 2017. The region imported $14 billion in ...

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Southern Africa: A Promising Region for U.S. Agricultural Exports AgNet West

Celebrating National Cheese Curd Day

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Celebrating National Cheese Curd Day

If you are searching for something a little different, Cathy Isom has us celebrating the comfort food with a reputation for being squeaky. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. ...

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Celebrating National Cheese Curd Day AgNet West

Dropped Tariffs Could Mean Less USDA Trade Aid Relief

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Dropped Tariffs Could Mean Less USDA Trade Aid Relief

Ag groups are largely supportive of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade package. However, many of those same groups say their biggest concern right now is ending retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agricultural ...

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Dropped Tariffs Could Mean Less USDA Trade Aid Relief AgNet West

Trump, XI Likely to Meet at Upcoming G-20

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Trump, XI Likely to Meet at Upcoming G-20

An Associated Press article says U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President XI Jinping may meet during the G-20 summit in Argentina scheduled for late November. China says it is ...

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Trump, XI Likely to Meet at Upcoming G-20 AgNet West

Livestock Groups Petition Department of Transportation for Hours of Service Flexibility

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Livestock Groups Petition Department of Transportation for Hours of Service Flexibility

Organizations representing livestock, bee, and fish haulers across the country submitted a petition to the Department of Transportation (DOT) requesting additional flexibility on Hours of Service (HOS) requirements. The petition asks for ...

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Livestock Groups Petition Department of Transportation for Hours of Service Flexibility AgNet West

Environmental Groups: No Farm Bill Better Than Bad Bill

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Environmental Groups: No Farm Bill Better Than Bad Bill

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and a group of left-leaning environmental groups will hold a press conference Monday to tell Congress “No farm bill is better than a ...

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Environmental Groups: No Farm Bill Better Than Bad Bill AgNet West

Farm City Newsday Monday, 10-15-18

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news Farm City Newsday Monday, 10-15-18

Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal.

Farm City Newsday Monday, 10-15-18 AgNet West

USMCA Fate Could Rest with Democrats After Elections

AgNet West - Your trusted California agriculture news USMCA Fate Could Rest with Democrats After Elections

Politico says the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) likely won’t get voted on before 2019. That’s because of a packed Congressional schedule at the end of this year, as well ...

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USMCA Fate Could Rest with Democrats After Elections AgNet West

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