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P.J. Huffstutter

'I just couldn't be silent': How American women decided the 2020 presidential race

07 Nov 2020

By Mica Rosenberg, Gabriella Borter, P.J. Huffstutter, Mimi Dwyer and Chris Kahn

U.S. House agriculture leader loses election, unsettling Midwest farm sector

04 Nov 2020

CHICAGO Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, House Agriculture Committee chair, failed to win re-election in Minnesota on Tuesday, a loss some agriculture leaders said could hurt the Midwest grain belt.

Biden farms for crucial votes in Trump Country

30 Oct 2020

By planting a sign in early October supporting Joe Biden on a country road near her Minnesota dairy farm, Meg Stuedemann initially stood out from her neighbors.

USDA funds $1 million research project studying COVID-19 in U.S. beef supply chain

26 Sep 2020

CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding a $1 million research project to identify how the virus that causes COVID-19 might be transmitted in the nation's beef supply chain, from cattle on the farm to the packages of meat inside a person's refrigerator.

USDA funds $1 mln research project studying COVID-19 in U.S. beef supply chain

25 Sep 2020

CHICAGO, Sept 25 The U.S. Department of Agriculture is funding a $1 million research project to identify how the virus that causes COVID-19 might be transmitted in the nation's beef supply chain, from cattle on the farm to the packages of meat inside a person's refrigerator.

Exclusive: How COVID-19 stimulus money will end up in U.S. tobacco farmers' pockets

23 Sep 2020

CHICAGO U.S. government aid payments to tobacco farmers will be channeled through a new account within the office of the agriculture secretary, an unusual move that bypasses the normal mechanism for distributing farm aid and stokes concerns about how the government is using COVID-19 stimulus.

In Wisconsin, Trump announces $13 billion in farm aid

18 Sep 2020

MOSINEE, Wis. U.S. President Donald Trump announced a new round of pandemic assistance to farmers of about $13 billion at a campaign rally in Wisconsin on Thursday night, delivering aid to an important sector in a crucial battleground state.

U.S. cites Smithfield Foods for failing to protect workers from coronavirus

11 Sep 2020

CHICAGO The U.S. Labor Department said on Thursday it cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees from the coronavirus, making it the first major meatpacker to face a fine after outbreaks at slaughterhouses infected thousands of workers.

UPDATE 3-U.S. cites Smithfield Foods for failing to protect workers from coronavirus

11 Sep 2020

CHICAGO, Sept 10 The U.S. Labor Department said on Thursday it cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees from the coronavirus, making it the first major meatpacker to face a fine after outbreaks at slaughterhouses infected thousands of workers.

U.S. cites Smithfield Foods for failing to protect workers from coronavirus

10 Sep 2020

CHICAGO, Sept 10 The U.S. Labor Department said on Thursday it cited Smithfield Foods for failing to protect employees from the coronavirus, making it the first major U.S. meatpacker to face a fine after outbreaks at slaughterhouses infected thousands of workers this spring and caused meat shortages.

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