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Agriculture News For May, 2017

  • US farm groups oppose Trump's cuts to agriculture spending
    Date: May 23, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "U.S. farm groups on Tuesday pushed back against President Donald Trump's proposal to slash agriculture spending, viewing it as a fresh threat to a struggling farm economy. The White House on Monday proposed $46.54 billion in cuts to federal government funding for the agriculture sector over the next 10 years, including limits on federal subsidies for crop insurance premiums."

  • Fruits grown in Indiana used in locally-produced ales
    Date: May 23, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "That's why he'll be a keynote speaker at an agricultural conference in Romania in three weeks. And that's why Indiana's second largest brewery uses Lehman's fruits to concoct a pair of sour ales, a tart beverage gaining popularity among craft beer aficionados."

  • Older farmers, fewer but larger farms, profits stable: 2016 agriculture census
    Date: May 10, 2017
    Source: Agriculture News

    "Statistics Canada says farmers are getting older - the average age is 55, which is up slightly from the last census. Canola remains Canada's biggest crop, and more oilseed and grain farmers are diversifying by also growing crops such as soybeans, lentils and corn."

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