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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

California coast: Oceanfront farmland preserved along San Mateo County coast - EastBayTimes.com

California coast: Oceanfront farmland preserved along San Mateo County coast - EastBayTimes.com: A fledgling effort to preserve working farms is growing along San Mateo County's scenic coast with the addition of a 96-acre Brussels sprouts farm three miles south of Pescadero.

Providing scenic oceanfront views and sitting adjacent to a state beach along Highway 1, it's the kind of property that environmentalists in the past would have added to the state parks system.

Brexit impact minimal on global agriculture, economist says - Business - Capital Press

Brexit impact minimal on global agriculture, economist says - Business - Capital Press: While Britain’s decision to exit the European Union is expected to create difficulties for farmers, agricultural trade and investments in the region, it isn’t expected to have a significant impact on the global food system.

“I think there will be a ripple (but) it will barely make a dent in the global food system,” said Mike Dwyer, chief economist for the U.S. Feed and Grains Council and former economist with USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service.

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: Temperatures are expected to climb this week in much of the corn belt as the ridge moves into the midwest. Questions remain over the long term forecasts for both temperatures and rainfall. Drew Lerner's weather presentation on Thursday will be very interesting to hear. Be sure to tune in live as no weather recording will be available.