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July 10: A
Michigan Sea Grant
, says farm-raised fish are just as good as wild-caught fish when it comes to food safety and nutrition.
July 9: Farmers are reminded by the
Growing Matters Coalition
pesticide application stewardship
when using neonicotinoid products in order to protect pollinators, wildlife, and
July 7-8: The
National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
has compiled the
2020 Childhood Agricultural Injuries Fact Sheet
. The report shows that, on average,
one child dies and 100 children are seriously injured every three days on farms and ranches across the United States.
National Milk Producers Federation
Chief Economist Peter Vitaliano talks about a recovery in the dairy business in a recent edition of the NMPF’s
July 1-3: Older age comes with more risk to our health and that’s amplified by living in a rural community. The Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center has been holding
online forums on the subject and
recordings of those are available on the web
June 30: As gasoline demand picks up,
Renewable Fuels Association
economist Scott Richman says the ethanol business has started recovering from the pandemic-induced slowdown.
Another factor is the increase in sales of
June 29: Kansas State University ag economist
a sobering outlook for 2020 net farm income
, based on the experience of farmers enrolled in the Kansas Farm
is based in Lakeland, Florida, and focuses on loans for agricultural real estate (farm, ranch, or timber land), conservation or recreational land, “bridge”
loans for land, and loans for rural infrastructure.
June 24: According to the
Farmers for Innovation
website, FFI “wants to give Main Street a voice as loud as Wall Street during the country’s economic recovery. Organization and
advocacy lie at the heart of FFI’s initiative. In order to be heard in Washington, farmers need unity and focus for our movement to reach critical mass through strength in numbers.
June 19, 22, 23: Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue talks about the
Farmers to Families Food Box Program
Sonnyside of the Farm
June 18: Purdue University’s
results for May indicated that farmers are more worried about the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic than the potential threat to
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