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Brazil’s Import Tax on U.S. Ethanol; Self-Producing Meat
**Brazil has agreed to impose an import tax on U.S. ethanol, a move criticized by U.S. ethanol leaders.
According to Brownfield, the Renewable Fuels Association’s Bob Dinneen, Growth Energy’s Emily Skor, and the U.S. Grains Council’s Tom Sleight issued a joint statement Wednesday saying they are disa…
China Looks to USDA for Food Safety Help; Ag Donates to GOP
**China, the world’s largest meat-producing and consuming country, is overhauling its food safety system to assure 1.3 billion people they won’t be harmed by the chicken, beef and pork they eat.
Proving to be a bigger undertaking than expected, China is now turning to …
USDA Delays GIPSA; KFC to Use Antibiotic Chickens
**U.S. beef trade could be one step closer to resuming with China.
According to the Financial Times, weekend trade talks resulted in China offering to resume imports of US beef and better market access for financial sector investments.
This is the second time in less than a year China has agreed to gr…
Ag Secretary Updt and Tyson CEO
Some of the names being floated as the possible Secretary of Agriculture include Indiana Farmer and recently retired Indiana Farm Bureau president Don Villwock who first learned he might be a candidate from his daughter who read an article on the Politico website...
Papa John’s Making Changes; Hops Production Increases
Papa John’s International announced the pizza chain will begin using chicken products that have been raised without human or animal antibiotics by next summer. The Louisville, Kentucky based company said it’s working with its suppliers to make sure the chicken it buys…