States Take Crack at Egg Law
Thursday, March 6, 2014 2:32PM CST
Six states now are suing the attorney general and agriculture secretary of California, arguing the Golden State is violating the Commerce Clause of the Constitution with a state statute imposing hen-layer space requirements for all eggs sold in California.
Weeds to Watch - 12
Thursday, March 6, 2014 9:09AM CST
Don't give in to this tough weed.
China's Bird Flu Costs Rise
Thursday, March 6, 2014 7:05AM CST
China's demand for poultry feed took a 25% hit in the first two months of 2014 as consumers avoid poultry meat for fear of catching the H7N9 virus.
ARC Looks Better in Midwest
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 5:12PM CST
In a webinar on Wednesday breaking down the new commodity programs, a University of Illinois economist said the initial conclusions show most Midwest corn and soybean farmers would reach the 10% benchmark cap on the county-based ARC revenue guarantees. Yet, prices would remain above the reference prices needed to trigger payments under the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program.