World food prices fell fractionally in November from the month before, as a sharp rise in sugar and vegetable oil values was largely offset by a fall in dairy, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
World food prices rose in February from the month before, as rising prices for staple grains and dairy products more than balanced out lower values for vegetable oils, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
On Wednesday, the Senate approved its version of the 2018 Farm Bill. The House is working to get its farm bill on track after some members of the GOP withheld their vote to push for immigration reform.
Kelly Fortier, a farm immigration attorney with the firm Michael Best, will be speaking at the 2019 Executive Women in Agriculture conference to help employers understand what they need to know about immigrant labor.