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Ag News: Livestock Hauler Bill
Another bill proposed in Congress seeks to address concerns for livestock haulers regarding hours of service regulations, adding to a growing list of legislative fixes.
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.
Ag News: Ag Land Buyers
Thinking about buying farmland? Farmers National in Pasco, says interest in eastern Washington continues to be strong with sales volume up 15% over six months.
Ag News: DACA Fix Adrift
Getting immigration legislation through Congress looks like a boat a drifted. U.S. pork and beef dishes highlighted Foodex Asia’s largest food trade show.
GIPSA Pulls Fair Practice Rule; EPA’s RFS Reductions
The USDA announced last week it plans to pull an interim Final Farmer Fair Practice Rule. Anne Dawson, with the USDA Foreign Ag Service, has been named recipient of the U.S. Meat Export Federation’s 2017 Distinguished Service Award. Four GOP governors have written to President Trump with conc…
Senate Considers Higher Ethanol; Trump on Cuba
**Senate lawmakers are considering the sale of higher blends of ethanol year-round, a move both praised and opposed by parties in the renewable fuels argument.
The legislation being examined by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act which would …

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