For the first time ever, the government has shut down the economy due to a pandemic. U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley said the government needs to put some thought into what that means and analyze how relief packages are used.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a rule change that would make it clear air emissions reporting for animal waste is not required for livestock operations under current regulations.