7 ag stories you might have missed this week

7 ag stories you might have missed this week

Viptera lawsuit, FDA on GMO labels, turkey advice and dairy quotas

Need to catch up? Here are some food, agriculture and farm stories you might have missed this week.

1. FDA talks on labeling. FDA affirms it can only label food derived from GE sources if there's a material difference and offers guidance to industry on product labels; OKs GE salmon. Farm Futures

2. Tables turned. In the latest on Syngenta's Agrisure Viptera, the company has filed suit against grain merchant companies, suggesting they should be liable for some or all of the losses associated with unapproved shipments. Feedstuffs

3. Celebrity scientist. Forbes columnist suggests Christie Brinkley should stick to offering beauty tips instead of advice on GMOs. Forbes

7 ag stories you might have missed: Viptera lawsuit, FDA on GMO labels, turkey advice and dairy quotas

4. Strange suit. A group of 21 children have filed a lawsuit against the government, claiming it has done a poor job of protecting the planet for their generation. Slate

5. Industry expectations. Monsanto expects corn prices to move higher next year, China approval of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend biotech soybean line around December. Reuters

6. Turkey advice. Natural, fresh, no hormones, young, premium and so on – which turkey to pick? NPR

7. Quotas coming. Land O'Lakes' new supply management quotas for dairy may stifle expansion for Eastern dairies. Farm Progress

And your bonus:

Truffle hunt. Pecan growers can locate truffles, but the latest, perhaps more effective trend is to search for and find truffles using truffle dogs. And then collect the $300 per pound? Southeast Farm Press


See a new installment of '7 ag stories you might have missed' every Friday at 2 p.m. on Farm Futures and Farm Progress sites. And as always, keep up throughout the week with daily ag news and grain market updates by visiting us on Twitter or Facebook.


Browse the '7 ag stories' archives
11/13: Syngenta, Girl Scout cookies, cash rents, ag finances and Agritechnica
11/6: Vegan McDonalds and Guinness, Congress' worth, WOTUS and ag grad jobs
10/30: Tech in farm succession planning, 2016 farm financials, FFA convention
10/23: Wild roots, transportation bill, mustard, milkweed lawns and hot dog emojis

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