Agribusiness Report: February 5th


By Rachel Begle

DES MOINES, Iowa - On the February 5th Agribusiness Report: The U.S. Senate passed a five-year Farm Bill, the bill now heads to President Obama for a signature. When that happens, it will be the first agriculture act to pass in almost six years.

And the continued snow and ice is bad news for farmers dealing with the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus. Researchers at Iowa State University say they recently discovered a new, separate strand of the virus.

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