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News, analysis and updates on government regulations that will affect the agriculture industry in the Southeast U.S.

USDA wants to change ‘actively engaged’ in farm operation rule

  • Mar 25, 2015
    blog

    Cancer claim against glyphosate stirs unnecessary fear of food supply

    An international group with ties to the World Health Organization recently said glyphosate might be a cancer-causing carcinogen. The incident is another needless stumbling block placed in the consumers’ path to honestly understand the modern food supply and unnecessarily erodes their confidence in it....More
  • Mar 18, 2015
    Commentary

    Don’t even think about taking my water

    In a recent survey conducted by the University of Florida Center for Public Issues Education, or PIE Center, participating Floridians revealed that they value water almost as much as they do money and their health. Just don’t ask them to cut their showers short....More
  • Feb 26, 2015
    Commentary

    Regulators and farmers can find common ground

    Once upon a time, a regulatory agency together with grower groups and good science found common ground based on common sense, and a drastic blow against the viability of one of the region’s top farming sectors was averted....More
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