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Archive for Month: March 2017

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Lawmakers Address Farm Bill Summit

Release Date: March 24, 2017 Listen to remarks from House and Senate Ag Committee leaders Sen. Pat Roberts, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Rep. Mike Conaway, and Rep. Collin Peterson at the Agri-Pulse Farm Bill Summit. Listen Here.

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rump’s Loyalty to Rural Voters Is Under Scrutiny at USDA Nominee’s Hearing

When Sonny Perdue III appears before a Senate panel Thursday for his confirmation hearing to become U.S. secretary of agriculture, lawmakers and farm groups will likely have few concerns about whether the former Georgia governor can do the job. They’re more worried about the policies of his boss, who won […]

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Dairy Leaders Pledge Continued Commitment to Mexico Partnership

In a time of uncertainty, leaders of three major U.S. dairy organizations pledge continued partnership with Mexico. Mar 22, 2017 The leaders of three major U.S. dairy organizations have promised to continue a strong commitment to their time-tested partnership with Mexico’s dairy industry and consumers. “We have always seen Mexico […]

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Bless the Water on World Water Day

Give Thanks for Water and for Life Let’s come together to Bless The Water around the World. Gather at your local water source, or homes, and place good intentions and prayers into the Water. Let’s stand in solidarity with the World’s Water Protectors and take the first step towards cleaning […]

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Farm Hands on the Potomac…for March 22, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 – Scott Graves, the former Republican staff director of the House Agriculture Committee who recently joined the law and lobbying firm, Williams & Jensen, has been named executive director of the American Association of Crop Insurers. Graves began working in the personal office of House Agriculture Chairman […]