Prop 12

In a recent survey by Purdue University, researchers asked consumers nationwide about potential pork price increases in relation to California’s controversial Prop 12 legislation. The results might be surprising as grocery-store prices continue to break the bank.
Leaders of the American pork industry descended upon the Nation’s capitol this week, seeking to engage with lawmakers on the vital issues addressed in the upcoming 2023 Farm Bill. At the forefront of their agenda is the battle against what they perceive as outdated and counterproductive regulations.
While the implementation date for California’s Prop 12 was pushed back six months, leaders in Ag states like Iowa are calling on Congress to act.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture is hosting a series of webinars to help ensure the transition goes as smooth as possible.
Here are five things you may have missed last week, from the Mississippi River’s historically low levels to Russia trying to include fertilizer preferences in the grain deal.