This week’s news includes some basic, boots-on-the-ground tips for helping your cows handle the cold weather to important news on ag banks and international trade in ag commodities. That and more awaits you in this week’s Trending Headlines.
Both chambers of Congress, with bipartisan support, passed the Omnibus Appropriations Bill which funds government activities through fiscal 2016 and repeals COOL. In addition, Congress made Section 179 tax deductions permanent at $500,000.
After much pomp, circumstance and glowing headlines, a global climate change agreement has been hammered out. Does it portend problems for the U.S.? That and more awaits you in this week’s Trending Headlines.
It’s frustrating when you’re out in the pasture and have a question on cow inventory or breeding management and your records are back at the house. Now there’s an app for that. New app brings reproduction management info to your pocket.
In the battle between reasoned science and unreasonable emotionalism, science won a round. But is the battle over? Read about the first genetically-enhanced animal approved for human consumption, plus other news of note, in this week’s Trending Headlines.