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Ag News: STEM Jobs in Agriculture
Western Growers has released a Careers in Ag Job Center for careers related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics in agriculture, to promote STEM jobs in the produce industry.
Subcommittee Rejects Trump Ag Cuts; China Beef Celebration
**The House Appropriations Committee’s agriculture and energy subcommittees approved bills that reject most of the cuts sought by President Trump.
The bill approved by the panel’s ag subcommittee would still cut discretionary spending at USDA, the Food and Drug Adminis…
Ag Education Focus of FFA; Tractor Sales Up
**Ag education is changing to keep up with recent advancements.
National FFA Association CEO Mark Poeschl tells Brownfield they are working with ag educators as agriculture and technology evolves.
He says that means exposing FFA members to more science and technology uses in agribusiness to get them i…
Perdue Likes Renegotiation of NAFTA; Broadband in Rural America
**After newly confirmed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer notified Congress last week that President Trump intends to renegotiate NAFTA, Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue gave his stamp of approval.
Perdue says "While NAFTA has been an overall positive for American agriculture, any trade deal …

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