Today’s quick hits, Oct. 19, 2022

Ian punched Florida ag: Hurricane Ian caused as much as $1.56 billion in agricultural losses in Florida, with citrus, cattle, vegetable and melon farms among the hardest hit, the University of Florida said. (Associated Press)

Carbon claim spark Danone suit: A class action lawsuit in federal court in New York accused Danone Waters America of claiming its Evian bottled water was carbon-neutral, even though most consumers would not accept its rationale. (Food Navigator)

Idahoan grows record wheat: With a record-setting yield of 231.37 bushels an acre, Idaho farmer Rylee Reynolds won the National Wheat Yield Contest, which encourages growers to strive for high yields, quality and profit. (National Wheat Foundation)

Fertilizer prices trend downward: Five of eight fertilizers tracked by DTN/Progressive Farmer are down modestly in price compared to one month ago. (DTN/Progressive Farmer)

GOP eyes spending cuts: If Republicans win control of the House, they will use the debt limit as leverage to enact spending cuts, including for entitlement programs, said House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (Washington Post)