July 26, 2017

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The “Canary in the Coal Mine” for NAFTA Renegotiations – AUDIO Testimony

The full House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday held a hearing on the North American Free Trade Agreements and renegotiation efforts with Canada and Mexico that will begin in August. There was one phrase heard over and over from witnesses at the hearing. NAFTA Do No Harm U.S. dairy, poultry and egg producers would like to […]

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Senate Ag Chair Pat Roberts Announces No Cuts To Crop Insurance

It was a moment of complete unity between ag groups on Capital Hill during this morning’s Senate Ag Committee Hearing: Farm Bill Funding The responses came under questioning by Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, who added that the proposed Senate Appropriations bill would actually expand farm bill spending by $1 billion over the next 10 years.  […]

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Grazing Cover Crops and Crop Residues among the Topics for the Happy Cow Tour this Friday, July 28

The 2nd Annual Happy Cow Tour, Friday, July 28, 2017,  will feature information on grazing cover crops and crop residues, bale grazing, multi-species and rotational grazing, contract grazing and operating with no haying equipment. Registration 8:30am-9:30am at Holsing Farms. Attendees will tour Holsing Farms, followed by lunch. Then the tour will continue at the Rick […]

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2017 Bayer Bee Care Community Leadership Award Winners Honored for Impactful Local Honey Bee Health Initiatives

Bayer announced the recipients of the fifth annual Bayer Bee Care Community Leadership Award: young beekeeper Jake Reisdorf, and Kirk and Heidi Tubbs of Tubbs Berry Farm in partnership with the Twin Falls County Pest Abatement District. Sponsored by the Bayer North American Bee Care Program, the Community Leadership Award honors individuals and partners that […]

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