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Monthly Archives: November, 2022

House Passes Bill To Avert Rail Strike

(Washington, DC) — The House is approving legislation to block a nationwide rail strike that could deal a major blow to the economy. The...

Senators Fischer and Klobuchar Introduce Year Round E15 Legislation

On Tuesday, Nebraska Republican Senator Deb Fischer along with Minnesota Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar introduced the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act. The legislation,...

Mexico Is Open to Deal with U.S. on GMO Corn

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack met with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador earlier this week. The leaders discussed a looming decree by the Mexican...

Removal of Trade Barriers Could Increase China’s Ag Imports

China imported more than $205 billion of agricultural products in 2021, including more than $37 billion from the United States. However, USDA Economic Research...

Impacts of Rail Strike Would Precede Walkout, Paring Congress’ Time to Act

A threatened rail strike could have widespread effects on agriculture, manufacturing and the rest of the nation’s economy days ahead of a walkout. Congress must...

Ag Organizations Call for McKalip and Taylor Nominations Votes

Agriculture groups through Farmers for Free Trade call on the Senate to confirm two key agricultural trade officials in the Biden administration. The coalition sent...

Noble Research Institute Releases Ranch Safety Guide

Agriculture is the seventh-most-hazardous industry in the United States, but ranch operators can take steps to make their working facilities and equipment safer for...

Food System Investment Needed to Equip Farmers for Climate Change

A new report from the Farm Journal Foundation finds that increased U.S. investments in agricultural development and innovation are needed to make global food...

Biden Asks Congress to Help Avert Potential Rail Strike

On Monday, President Joe Biden issued a statement which called on Congress to step in and avert a potentially devastating U.S. rail strike. The...

U.S. Threatens Legal Action over Mexico’s GMO Corn Ban

During a meeting on Monday between Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Vilsack mentioned that legal action against Mexico’s...
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