Today’s quick hits, June 18, 2021

More meat plants: At least five mostly small, independently owned meat processing plants have opened or are planned across the country amid concerns about inadequate slaughter capacity. (Reuters)

Farmworker overtime pay: Legislatures in Colorado and Washington State passed bills this year to mandate overtime pay for agricultural workers, and Oregon and Maine are considering similar measures. (Stateline)

Marshes on the march: Under the right conditions, tidal marshes, a buffer against ocean storms and a trap for carbon, can rebuild themselves while migrating inland as sea levels rise, says coastal scientist Matt Kirwan. (Science)

EU glyphosate review: A draft assessment by four EU nations says glyphosate, the world’s most widely used weedkiller, “meets the approval criteria for human health” and for reapproval “as an active substance to be used in plant protection products.” (Farmers Weekly)

A Cage and a pig: “I’m looking for a truffle pig,” says Nicolas Cage, as the reclusive, mushroom-foraging protagonist in the upcoming “Pig,” a drama about a man searching for his stolen pig. (Hollywood Reporter)