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GIPSA Pulls Fair Practice Rule; EPA’s RFS Reductions
The USDA announced last week it plans to pull an interim Final Farmer Fair Practice Rule. Anne Dawson, with the USDA Foreign Ag Service, has been named recipient of the U.S. Meat Export Federation’s 2017 Distinguished Service Award. Four GOP governors have written to President Trump with conc…
Senate Considers Higher Ethanol; Trump on Cuba
**Senate lawmakers are considering the sale of higher blends of ethanol year-round, a move both praised and opposed by parties in the renewable fuels argument.
The legislation being examined by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act which would …
Are You Making What You Are Worth In Yakima?
I've been a radio broadcaster since I was 18, working my way up the ladder in the broadcasting world so my knowledge of what other people earn in Yakima hasn't been something I'd readily know.
I was doing research on another article and it occurred to me that may be I wasn't the only interested in ho…
Trump Trudeau and Trade; Foot & Mouth in South Korea
President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged Monday to improve relations under the North American Free Trade Agreement, but stressed they were mostly satisfied with the status quo.
Trump has pledged to renegotiate or end NAFTA, which he has called “the worst trade deal in histor…
Immigration Reform and Ag Leaders
Farmers who depend on a stable supply of foreign-born and often undocumented laborers plan to continue the long-fought battle for immigration reform.
According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Kristi Boswell, there was a lot of heated rhetoric over illegal immigrants during the presidential c…
WOTUS, Dead In The Water?
Agri-pulse reports 21 senators and 67 House members along with our nations farmers and ranchers are demanding that an appeals court to kill the Waters of the US Rule known as WOTUS. Many recognize that Trump’s victory will make the legal challenge moot if he follows through on his pr…
Farmers Went For Trump
Rural America and the Rust belt fed up with the status quo of regulations and unemployment were part of the huge groundswell behind Donald Trump's stunning victory on Tuesday . This win plus a Congress that will stay in Republican hands, ensure that farmers relief from federal regulations...

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