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10/10/2017 11:11:14 AM 

Tarr, Jeremy M [/o=ExchangeLabs/ou=Exchange Administrative Group 
[External] NCFB Daily Briefing -10.10.2017 

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1- American Farm Bureau’s Julie Anna Potts provides an overview of who to 
watch in Congress and what groups will have an agenda as the next farm bill 
takes shape. Missouri Ruralist 

2- SFN Today spoke with new USDA Undersecretary of Agriculture for Trade 
Ted McKinney about trade based on trust, NAFTA negotiations, and more. SFN 

3- The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has denied a 
permit request from power companies to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. 
Coastal Review 

4- If current predictions for the size of the peanut crop hold out, there will be a 
warehouse space shortage of about 120,000 tons. Southeast Farm Press 

5- The 150*'’ North Carolina State Fair kicks off this week with new events 
showcasing the beer and wine industry and other new attractions. SFN Today 

New rides, food highlight 150*'’ NC State Fair WRAL 

We got a preview of the new NC State Fair food. Here’s what you 

shouldn’t miss Raleigh News & Observer 

6- Chicago is about ready to abandon its soda tax, enacted Aug. 2, after 
backlash from citizens. Cook County commissioners are expected to vote to 
end the tax as of Dec. 1. Food Safety News 

7- Consumers might not be thinking about “turkey time” yet, but producers 
are thinking about it now, as they get them ready for shoppers next month. 
American Farm Bureau 

8- Beginning farmer Eva Moss of Heartstrong Farm in Staley is hoping a CSA 
this winter will help carry her through her first growing season. Asheboro 


1- Today is Election Day for October municipal elections! Find out what you 
need to know to vote today. State Board of Elections 

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