Ag News

Tyson sues over hog inspections

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Arkansas-based meat processor Tyson Foods is suing a federal agency for $2.4 million, saying it had to destroy 8,000 carcasses because a federal meat inspector lied about

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Aid To Farmers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Wednesday his agency is still “in the throes of constructing” an aid package for farmers hurt by retaliatory tariffs, but he

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Growing Hemp In Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a bill into law that allows Iowa farmers to legally grow industrial hemp.

The Iowa Hemp Act passed the Legislature with overwhelming

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CHINA TARIFFS-FARMERS

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The escalating trade war between the U.S. and China is causing anxiety among rural farmers and bankers.

Upper Midwest soybean farmer Jamie Beyer says these are days

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Farmers Hurt By Tariffs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — China’s announcement Monday of higher tariffs on $60 billion of American exports — retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese goods

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Monsanto Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready

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MN Crop Progress

Minnesota farmers took advantage of the 3.3 days suitable
for fieldwork during the week ending May 12, 2019,
according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics
Service. Field

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Tariffs Imposed On China

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump’s latest tariff hike on Chinese goods took effect Friday and Beijing said it would retaliate, escalating a battle over China’s technology

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VP Pence In MN

GLYNDON, Minn. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the Trump administration is working “hour by hour” to reach a trade agreement with China, as the U.S. is poised to raise tariffs

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