Week in Review: New WOTUS Creates Similar Disappointment & Additional Support Coming to Battle INSV

Brian GermanIndustry

A revised Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule has been released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army. The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) is supporting work at UC Davis to increase crop resistance to the virus. California Avocado Commission President Jeff Oberman said farmers are still going to need a bit of time to determine the full impact of Tropical Storm Hillary. Testimony from dairy producers and other industry stakeholders began on August 23 and expectations are for the hearing to last between five and seven weeks. Subscribe to the weekly newsletter to get the latest agricultural headlines in your inbox every week.