New farm policy proposal (Medium): Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren introduced another plan for addressing farm issues, including fighting consolidation, revamping supply management policies, increasing conservation payments, and more.
Glyphosate trial may be postponed (Reuters): The first Roundup lawsuit to be heard outside of California, scheduled for Aug. 19 in St. Louis, is likely to be postponed, said a Bayer spokesman. Hundreds of people claim the glyphosate-based weedkiller caused them to develop cancer.
Immigration arrests at meat plants (AP): In what was called “the largest workplace sting in at least a decade,” federal immigration agents arrested 680 mostly Latino workers at eight meat processing plants in Mississippi.
California allows B20 in underground tanks (DTN/Progressive Farmer): A state agency changed its regulations to allow underground storage of diesel fuel containing up to 20 percent biodiesel, removing a barrier to expanding the biodiesel market in the most populous U.S. state.