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Ag News: Farm Bill Defeated
A battle between House Freedom Caucus and GOP leadership saw the Farm bill defeated.The House Ag Committee is working to get a new stringer farm bill passed.
Ag News: DACA Fix Adrift
Getting immigration legislation through Congress looks like a boat a drifted. U.S. pork and beef dishes highlighted Foodex Asia’s largest food trade show.
Skill-based Immigration; Corn Exports to Mexico
**President Trump last week endorsed a Senate bill for a skills-based system for immigration that could have a distant effect on farm labor because it would halve the flow of legal immigrants.
The Ag Workforce Coalition says it “continues to work with key lawmakers on legislation that would address a…
Bob Ferguson Disappointed Court Narrowed Travel Ban Freeze
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he's "deeply disappointed" that the U.S. Supreme Court narrowed injunctions that had blocked President Donald Trump's travel ban from taking effect.
But Ferguson says the protections that remain in place are nevertheless si…
Milk Production Up; Immigration Enforcement in Rural America
**The USDA says milk production in the top 23 states during April was nearly 17.2 billion pounds, up 2% on the year.
The average production per cow was a new monthly record and up 20 pounds from last year at 1,967 pounds per cow, while the milk cow herd jumped 81,000 head from a year ago, to 8...

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