Today’s quick hits, Sept. 21, 2020

Greenfield leads Ernst in Iowa Poll: Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield leads first-term Republican Sen. Joni Ernst, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, 45-42, among likely voters, with a margin of error of 3.8 points. (Des Moines Register)

Governor violates apple quarantine: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee apologized for unintentionally breaking state rules by bringing apples from the governor’s mansion as a gift to people hit by wildfires; the apples contained a pest that is a potential threat to the state’s apple industry. (New York Times)

More stress on on-land aquaculture: In a critique of a White House order on fisheries, the Aquaponics Association said deregulation of offshore fishing “will result in reduced supply and undermine the longevity of a successful aquaculture industry.” (Aquaponics Association)