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[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.
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
UPDATES & MORE:
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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