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NAWG Submits Comments in Support of the EPA’s Withdrawal of WOTUS

Washington, D.C. (September 26, 2017) – On September 25, 2017, the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) submitted comments on the withdrawal of the Waters of the U.S Regulation, Docket Num... Read More

Froman Says NAFTA Withdraw a Very Real Prospect

Former U.S. Trade Representative during the Obama administration Michael Froman says a U.S. withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement is still “a very real prospect.” Froman spoke last week in Washington, D.C. at an event hosted ... Read More

BILL WOULD INCREASE FUNDING FOR AGRICULTURE EXPORT PROGRAMS

Sens. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Angus S. King, I-Maine, Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, this week introduced bipartisan legislation, the “Cultivating Revitalization by Expanding American Trade and Exports (CREAATE) Act,” to increase f... Read More

SECRETARY OF COMMERCE WILBUR ROSS: “THESE NAFTA RULES ARE KILLING OUR JOBS.”

By: Secretary Wilbur Ross The Washington Post  September 21, 2017  … NAFTA supporters assert that the U.S. content in cars assembled in Canada and Mexico is particularly high and that therefore our $70 billion-plus trade deficits with our NAFTA... Read More

NFU Urges Senate to Vote No on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Plan

WASHINGTON – The latest plan put forth by U.S. Senate leadership to overhaul the nation’s health care system stands to worsen access to affordable and quality health care for American family farmers and ranchers, according to the nation’s seco... Read More

Nebraska Farm Bureau Board Offers Support to Ibach

LINCOLN, NEB. – Nebraska Farm Bureau Board of Directors voted to send a letter of support for Nebraska Department of Agriculture Director Greg Ibach as the next Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs at the United States Department of... Read More

NAFTA Talks Head to Canada Next Week

The third round of formal negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement gets underway next week in Canada. Round three of the talks are planned in Ottaway September 23rd through September 27th. The meeting follows the first set of talks ... Read More

NCGA Supports Funding Increase for MAP, FMD Programs

The National Corn Growers Association praised the introduction today of the CREAATE Act, a bill to increase investment in two federal programs with a proven track record of building global demand for U.S. agricultural products. The bipartisan bill... Read More

State Pesticide Regulators Face Hundreds of Dicamba Investigations and 2018 Decisions

ARLINGTON, Va. (DTN) -- State pesticide regulators and departments of agriculture are struggling to manage the workload of hundreds of 2017 dicamba injury investigations as well as looming decisions on how to restrict and manage dicamba use in 2018. ... Read More

Lighthizer: NAFTA Negotiation at Warp Speed, May Not Be Successful

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said this week that negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement are moving at “warp speed,” but may lead to no agreement. Lighthizer said: “we don't know whether we're going to get to a... Read More

Democrats Want WOTUS Untouched

A group of 20 Democratic U.S. senators and an independent senator is opposed to rescinding the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule, which is still tied up in court, according to a letter sent to the heads of the U.S. Environmental Protec... Read More