Agribusiness Report: August 1

By Rachel Begle, KCRG-TV9

DES MOINES, Iowa — On the August 1 Agribusiness Report: Congress has ensured the Highway Trust Fund has funds, at least for about a year. The House passed a $10.8 Billion bill that will last through May. The Senate approved the bill late Thursday, sending it to President Barack Obama for a signature.

Generic cheese names are common in the U.S., but aren’t that way in the European Union. Now, an ongoing debate continues into whether or not terms such as Parmesan or Gouda should be allowed to be used in the U-S where they are not geographic indicators.

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