**The American Sugar Alliance joined the National Cotton Council, U.S. Rice Producers Association, Farm Credit Council, Ducks Unlimited, and Purina to help support the upcoming Congressional Baseball Game.

Founded in 1909, the Congressional Baseball Game brings together members of Congress and fans for a bipartisan game that raises money for local charities.

Baseball is one of America’s favorite pastimes with help from American agriculture.

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**The American Petroleum Institute teamed up with ag groups to sue the EPA over its light-duty and medium-duty vehicle emissions standards for model years 2027-32.

The Fence Post says the National Corn Growers Association and the American Farm Bureau are co-petitioners.

NCGA President Harold Wooley says by approving tailpipe standards that focus exclusively on electric vehicles, EPA ignored the benefits corn ethanol plays in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Japan Seen Set To Resume U.S. Beef Imports
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**China has banned meat exports from a West Coast cold storage facility near the Port of Oakland after traces of the feed additive ractopamine were found in beef shipments.

The Food Safety and Inspection Service says Chinese customs workers detected the feed additive banned by more than 150 countries.

Agriculture Dive says the move is creating significant obstacles at an important trade gateway to Asia.

The ban has disrupted operations for meat exporters as far away as the Midwest.

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