Today’s quick hits, June 23, 2022

Tester, Booker tackle consolidation: In a 67-second video that employs gleeful pratfalls and slapstick humor, Democratic Sens. Jon Tester and Cory Booker call attention to their bill for a moratorium on agricultural consolidation. (Tester)

West to face Bishop: In a runoff election in southwestern Georgia, Republicans chose real estate developer Chris West as their general election candidate against 15-term Democratic Rep. Sanford Bishop, chair of the House subcommittee in charge of USDA and FDA funding. (Georgia Secretary of State)

Missiles hit Ukrainian terminals: Russian missiles set fire to a Ukrainian vegetable oil terminal owned by grain exporter Viterra and damaged a grain terminal owned by Bunge in the port city of Mykolayiv. (Bloomberg)

It’s copi, not carp: A five-year, $600,000 campaign centered in Illinois will rebrand four species of invasive Asian carp as “copi” in hopes of developing a consumer market for the fish. (Associated Press)

Is it ‘greedflation’?: A team of Iowa State economists, examining the fertilizer industry at the request of the state attorney general, said they could not determine if companies had used inflation as an excuse to raise prices or if higher prices had resulted from increased production costs and supply chain issues. (CARD)