Shining Light on Farm & Food Policy for 20 Years. Saturday, July 13, 2024

Articles by Ed Maixner

Virulent bird flu virus taking toll across poultry sector

While the historic bird flu outbreak now afflicting the nations poultry producers may abate with advent of summer and warmer temperatures, the effects of the highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of the virus may be felt in production and markets through Thanksgiving and into next year.
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Restructuring looms for big California dairy market

A fight by California dairy farmers and their co-ops for a better deal in the milk market will probably come to a head by yearPs end, sparked by their move to ditch a state system that has guided their market for 48 years and, instead, form a federal milk marketing order in the
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