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Ag News: Women Ag Earners
Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics using 2017 numbers that show the weekly median salary for men was $963, while women earned just over $1,100 per week.
Pruitt Hears Feedback on WOTUS; U.S./Mexico Potato Relationship
**Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt met with farmers, elected officials, and ag industry leaders last week to hear feedback on re-writing the Waters of the U.S. Rule under the Clean Water Act. The controversial rule has been put on hold by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals while strong opposition from farm organizations, home builders and others who consider it to be an ove
Farmers and EPA's at Odds on Clean Water Rule; Ag Industry dealing with E-Verify
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told the National Farmers Union convention she’s renaming the Waters of the U.S. rule the Clean Water Rule and said EPA should have done a better job of rolling out its Clean Water Rule - from calling it WOTUS instead of the Clean Water Rule - to not being more clear about what EPA was and was not proposing - to not talking to farmers and others before EPA put out t