When the National Milk Producers Federation asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take a hard look at soy, almond, rice, and other plant-based liquids using milk’s good name, the agency didn’t really react – and still hasn’t 15 years later.
fairlife® ultra-filtered milk has awarded a lifetime supply of fairlife to six-year-old Ann Arbor, Mich., resident Brady Carpenter, thanks to the precocious question he posed to a head college football coach at an August 6th press conference. To the coach, Brady asked, "How much milk do I have to drink to be big enough to be quarterback?" The response? "As much as your little belly can hold."
Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini today encouraged producers to examine the available U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) crop risk protection options, including federal crop insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage, before the sales deadline for fall crops.
Even though fall harvest is a ways off, we still encounter farm equipment on the road, whether it is a tractor and baler, someone hauling feed between farms, or the impending corn silage harvest in about four to five weeks. The point is we all need to be vigilant as a producer or a motorist encountering farm equipment on the road.
A series of maps released today by the American Farm Bureau Federation show how the Environmental Protection Agency will radically expand its jurisdiction over land use if its controversial Waters of the United States rule takes effect as expected Aug. 28. That expansion comes even as major parts of the rule remain largely incomprehensible to experts and laypeople, alike.