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The American Farm Bureau Federation’s Promotion & Education Committee recently collaborated with Utah Farm Bureau’s Ag Promotion Committee on consumer outreach activities at the Utah State Fair.
Author: AFBA
Posted: September 20, 2019, 11:21 pm
The latest forecast from USDA shows slight yield declines for corn and soybeans. Micheal Clements has more.
Author: AFBA
Posted: September 20, 2019, 12:27 am
On July 26, the Department of Labor published a proposed rule that would amend its regulations regarding certain provisions of the H-2A program. Among the many changes in the proposed rule are revisions to the methodologies used to determine the Adverse Effect Wage Rate. Rather than a single AEWR for all H-2A workers within a region, DOL has proposed AEWRs by agricultural occupation. The proposal reflects the department's concern that the current AEWR methodology for field and livestock workers (combined) may have an adverse effect on the wages of workers in higher-paid agricultural occupations, such as farmworker supervisors and construction laborers on farms. Following the data supplied by DOL in the proposed rule, this Market Intel will look at what the proposal means for farms utilizing the H-2A program.
Author: AFBA
Posted: September 19, 2019, 7:41 pm

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Posted: September 20, 2019, 1:00 pm
IAITC expanding students' knowledge about specialty animals, ranging from goats and llamas to ostriches and catfish.
Posted: September 20, 2019, 1:04 am
Dietitians toured local farms to learn about the differences in feed for beef and dairy cows, and measures taken to ensure food safety.
Posted: September 20, 2019, 1:01 am

 

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