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Articles by Annie Deckey

Ag Economy Barometer

Producer outlook declines in May

A survey of producer sentiment in May reveals the lowest overall reading since September 2020 and declines in several areas, however, producers expect farmland values to rise over the next five years.
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Ag labor

Farm labor law passes Colorado Senate

A new Colorado labor law, which includes specifics on overtime pay and the use of hand-weeding, has passed the Colorado Senate and will be heard by the House State, Civic, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee on Thursday, June 3.
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Organic sales break records in 2020

U.S. organic sales topped $60 billion for the first time in 2020 and more than doubled the sales growth rate the industry experienced in 2019, the Organic Trade Association said in a report released Tuesday.
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