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WOTUS Definition Hearings Scheduled

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The Environmental Protection Agency has rescheduled public hearings on the updated Waters of the U.S.…

China to Meet with Lighthizer Friday

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China’s President will meet with U.S. trade leaders Friday as the U.S. and China seek a trade deal before…

Shutdown Agreement Funds USDA through Fiscal Year

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Democrats Green New Deal Calls for Working with Ag to Eliminate Greenhouse Gasses

National Ag News

The “Green New Deal” introduced by Democrats last week seeks to work with farmers and ranchers to achieve…

USDA Releases Shutdown-delayed Reports

American Farm Bureau Federation

The Department of Agriculture’s backlog of reports delayed from the government shutdown overall provided…

Lawmakers Looking Closer at Trump’s Trade Policies

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The agriculture group Tariffs Hurt the Heartland commissioned a study on the impact of the trade was…

Trump Talks Trade During SOTU Speech

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President Donald Trump had a lot to say about trade during his State of the Union speech before Congress.…

U.S. and EU Trade Discussion Not Progressing Well

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Preliminary trade discussions between Washington and Brussels aren’t going well. In fact, Politico says…

China Buys U.S. Soybeans Following Trade Meeting

American Farm Bureau Federation

China continues to purchase U.S. soybeans with a more than one million metric ton buy on Friday, and…

Annual Ag Banquet Set for March 12

by Jim Dewey

The annual First Bankers Trust Ag Banquet is set for Tuesday March 12. As usual - the banquet will include…

Peterson Preparing for Possible Second Shutdown

National AG News

House Agriculture Committee Chair Collin Peterson is trying to get out in front of another possible government…

Opening of Government Brings Much Needed USDA Reports

by Jim Dewey

The Department of Agriculture did not supply more than 60 reports during the government shutdown and…

Trump Announces Temporary End to Partial Government Shutdown

by Jim Dewey

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has reached an agreement to reopen the federal government…

Senate Shutdown Votes Expected to Fail

American Farm Bureau Federation

The U.S. Senate Thursday will consider two proposals to end the government shutdown, but both are expected…

USDA to Reopen Farm Service Agency Offices Nationwide

AFBF

The Department of Agriculture will soon reopen Farm Service Agency offices nationwide. USDA has temporarily…

California Lawmakers Propose New Ag Labor Bill

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A new ag labor bill by California Senator Dianna Feinstein and Repetitive Zoe Lofgren would allow certain…

Trump Talks Trade, Immigrant Labor at Farm Bureau Convention

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For the second-straight year, President Donald Trump spoke at the American Farm Bureau’s Annual Convention.…

Farm Bureau Experts Talk Trade for 2019

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American Farm Bureau policy experts talked trade during a workshop at the organization’s 100th annual…

Trump to Address Farm Bureau Convention

National AG News

President Donald Trump will address the American Farm Bureau’s 100th Annual Convention on Monday, January…

The American Farm Bureau Federation is celebrating 100 years with several policy wins for agriculture.

by Jim Dewey

Celebrating 100 years of the American Farm Bureau Federation in New Orleans, Louisiana, President Zippy…

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