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Thursday 05/30/13

Iowa Releases Final Nutrients Strategy
After receiving more than 1,700 public comments the state of Iowa made adjustments to a proposed nutrient reduction strategy that has drawn criticism from environmental and other groups that want mandatory regulations put in place to reduce nutrients flows to the Gulf of Mexico.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:33PM CDT 05/30/13 by Todd Neeley | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
 
Smithfield to China: Get Big and Get Bought
Several perspectives and concerns were raised Wednesday about the sale of Smithfield Foods to Shuanghui International, a deal worth more than $7 billion when debt is factored in.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 7:49AM CDT 05/30/13 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (1)
A case where packer livestock ownership must be stopped now .Feeding pigs for a chinese firm in the US is not in anybodies interest.
Posted by melvin meister at 9:50PM CDT 05/30/13
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