New technology doesn’t settle old arguments over large dairies

Indiana recently granted a permit to build a large organic dairy about an hour south of Lake Michigan. The operation plans to use a new waste handling system endorsed by billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates. Local environmental groups are skeptical and fear the potential for groundwater contamination.

Michigan cherry growers happy to see new tariff on Turkish cherries

Embattled Michigan cherry growers got a win last month when the president revoked Turkey’s duty-free status for cherry juice. But while the move keeps Turkey from getting free access to the U.S. market, growers say the tariff is not big enough to keep away imports that harm prices.