Ag News: Beef Exports Strong
Great first quarter news as the U.S. Meat Export Federation reports beef export value set a new record in March at $693.1 million, up 18 percent year-over-year.
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…
Group Health Members OK Acquisition by Kaiser Permanente
SEATTLE (AP) — The voting members of Seattle's Group Health Cooperative have agreed to an acquisition by California health-care giant Kaiser Permanente.
The proposal needed the approval of two-thirds of Group Health's members, and it received that when results of the mail-in ballot we…