Need to catch up? Here are some food, agriculture and farm stories you might have missed this week.
2. TPP ready for change? Japan's elections could bring changed stance in stalled TPP talks. Farm Futures
3. Neonic comment engine: recharged. EPA re-opens comment period on its report discussing the efficacy of neonicotinoid seed treatments on soybean yield. Farm Progress
4. Perimeter shopping. As millennials' grocery habits move toward niche brands and more protein, food product manufacturers feel the pinch. Minneapolis Star-Tribune
5. BSE impact of deer vaccine. Researchers say vaccine to fight chronic wasting disease could have an impact on preventing Mad Cow disease in bovines and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans. Feedstuffs
6. Cafeteria food is best? Introducing healthful foods into academic lessons could make the lunchroom offerings more appealing to students. (commentary) New York Times
7. Brazil appoints first female ag minister. Senator Katia Abreu has been named Brazil’s first female ag minister, as the world’s largest coffee, sugar and beef exporter faces its worst drought in 80 years. Reuters
And your bonus:
Lego farming. Australian farmer finds popularity in blog featuring the adventures of a Lego farmer.
The Peterson Farm Brothers and their family shared a special Holiday song this week.