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Zuzolo Encouraged About the Future Of Wheat

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Zuzolo Encouraged About the Future Of Wheat
There’s a long way to go, but commodity markets are watching U.S. harvest results.   “Early yield reports I’m getting, coupled with the cash basis, is the market, and I are both thinking that USDA has got a low enough yield in these corn and bean numbers at this point," said Mike Zuzolo, founder and president of Global Commodity Analytics.  "And with export dem...
USDA to Invest $8 Million to Expand Monitoring of Soil Carbon

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USDA to Invest $8 Million to Expand Monitoring of Soil Carbon
The Department of Agriculture plans to invest $8 million to support and expand carbon monitoring in soils.  The investment also supports the assessment of how climate-smart practices affect carbon sequestration.  The investment is part of USDA's efforts to build out a national soil carbon monitoring network, which was kicked off with soil carbon monitoring on Conservation Reserve Program acres in
Proposal Looks To Ban Foreign Individuals from U.S. Farm Credit

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Proposal Looks To Ban Foreign Individuals from U.S. Farm Credit
Senators Chuck Grassley and Sherrod Brown introduced legislation this week to prevent foreign individuals from obtaining credit and financial services through the Farm Credit System.  The Iowa Republican and Ohio Democrat content that currently, certain foreign individuals and entities are eligible to receive credit through this government-sponsored enterprise.   ...
Newhouse Remains Optimistic That FWMA Will Pass

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Newhouse Remains Optimistic That FWMA Will Pass
Time may be running short, but Dan Newhouse remains optimistic that the Senate will address ag labor needs via his Farm Workforce Modernization Act.  The legislation which already cleared the House, has stalled in the Senate.  And while the window for the 117th Congress is starting to close, the Chair of the Western Caucus believes lawmakers can act in the coming months.    “We have ...
CHIPS Act Will Benefit Ag Industry, NEC Says

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CHIPS Act Will Benefit Ag Industry, NEC Says
Earlier this month, the Biden Administration released its implementation strategy for $50 billion in funding from the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022.  According to the Semiconductor Industry Association, the share of modern semiconductor manufacturing capacity located in the United States has eroded from 37% in 1990 to 12% today.  To addr...
USDA NASS, NASDA, Celebrate 50 Year Partnersh

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USDA NASS, NASDA, Celebrate 50 Year Partnersh
NASS and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture are celebrating 50 years of working together.  The partnership provides timely, accurate and useful statistics in service to U.S. agriculture.  NASS and NASDA are celebrating the anniversary during the NASDA annual meeting this week in Saratoga Springs, New York.     NASS Adm...
Central Oregon To Hold Final Water Management Workshop Of 2022

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Central Oregon To Hold Final Water Management Workshop Of 2022
The Deschutes Soil and Water Conservation District will offer their 3rd and final workshop of the Irrigation Water Management Series on October 6th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Deschutes OSU Extension Office Building 4 in Redmond.  The session will be a panel discussion with farmers from Arnold, Tumalo, and Central Oregon Irrigation districts, discussing how they managed their irrigation water, wh

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