Today’s quick hits, Nov. 13, 2023

Big HPAI outbreak in Iowa: Some 1.2 million egg-laying hens will be culled following discovery of highly pathogenic avian influenza on an egg farm in Taylor County in southwestern Iowa. (Iowa Capital Dispatch)

California clinic, Mexican doctors: In the first initiative under a 2002 California state law, a clinic in the Salinas Valley has hired 24 doctors from Mexico to provide care for farmworkers in a primarily Spanish-speaking community. (Los Angeles Times)

Rural co-op projects: Some 112 projects sponsored by rural cooperatives will share in $1.2 billion of USDA grants and loans to spur economic development and advance equity in 36 states, announced Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. (USDA)

Hottest 12 months on record: The past 12 months were the hottest on record at an average 1.32 degrees C above pre-industrial temperatures. (Nature)

Trump plans massive deportations: If former president Donald Trump wins the White House next year, he plans mass deportations of undocumented workers arrested in workplace raids that would hit major industries including agriculture, say advisers. (New York Times)