Look for Senate and House farm bill hearings Tuesday and Wednesday on the farm bill.
While sequestration cutbacks are drawing a steady beat of media coverage(Sequestration could make us sicker and fatter) budgets are also being slashed in Canada. This news report from the CBC describes the angst over pending cutbacks to research efforts in agriculture.
With industry hoping to ship more cartons to the foodservice market after May 15, size and grade requirements are relaxed for Florida late season oranges.
Must read coverage from the New York Times on the troubles in the Florida citrus industry
If Florida tomato growers are reducing their assessments, perhaps they are using the saved money to fight the Department of Commerce suspension agreement?
On immigration, the political math doesn’t look easy.
Government reports of note:
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