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National Credit Union Issues Guidance Related to Hemp

Louisville, KY—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced in a press release that, at his request, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) issued guidance...

MegaFood Launches Healthy Farm Standard

Manchester, NH--MegaFood, a B Corporation, announced the launch of Healthy Farm Standard, a new program designed to encourage sustainable sourcing and improve soil health...

USDA Path for Hemp Seeds Imports “Just in Time” for Spring Plantings

Washington, D.C.--Responding to requests from U.S. producers and hemp seed exporters, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which regulates importation of all seeds for...

The Shutdown: Effects on Industry

Washington, D.C.--This is the longest shutdown in U.S. history, today being its 25th day. As it goes on, furloughed employees are being deemed “essential,”...

Impact of Government Shutdown on Small Business, Health

Washington, D.C.—As the government shutdown that began on December 22 stretches into a second week, CNBC reports that there are no clear signs of...

Family Owned Turkey Ranch Launches Sustainability Initiative

Sonora, CA—Diestel Family Ranch, a family-owned and operated turkey ranch, is introducing a sustainability platform titled Above & Beyond, which includes four tiers: farm,...
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Bayer-Monsanto Deal Said to Clear U.S. Justice Hurdles

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will allow Bayer AG to acquire Monsanto for more than $60 billion once the companies sell off some assets,...

Ambitious Goals and Unexpected Hurdles to Mitigating Greenhouse Gases

Large retail chains are discovering that reducing greenhouse gases is easier said than done, reports NPR. Specifically Walmart, which unveiled Project Gigaton, a plan...

New Label for Mountain-Grown Products

The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has created a Mountain Partnership Product label for products grown in remote mountainous regions, says a...

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