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WASHINGTON, March 29, 2016 - Looking for a Trump-like 'better deal,' nine House members are urging U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to pressure the European Union to end its tariffs on U.S. ethanol and biodiesel imports...
WASHINGTON, March 29, 2016 - A World Trade Organization dispute panel has sided with Argentina on several of its complaints against the European Union related to the EU's imposition of anti-dumping duties on the South American country's biodiesel exports.
WASHINGTON, March 29, 2016 - President Obama will join medical
professions and law enforcement officers at the National Rx Drug Abuse and
Heroin Summit in Atlanta today to announce a series of actions addressing the
opioid abuse epidemic in America.
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2016 - State agencies administering child nutrition programs would have to implement new financial management procedures, under proposed regulations due for publication in Tuesday's Federal Register.
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2016 - Now that EPA officials have vowed to get the RFS back on a statutory schedule, a group of lawmakers and industry stakeholders want them to get back to proposing statutory blending levels as well.
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2016 - USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service pulled the plug on a voluntary grass-fed beef labeling claim in January, and a group of stakeholders want to see something similar reinstated by the department.
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2016 - Last week, 14 teams of researchers from seven Energy Department (DOE) national laboratories
convened at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado, to begin...
This week's guest on Open Mic is Leif Magnusson, President of CLAAS Global Sales Americas and the 2016 Chair of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers. This interview includes the status of an industry bearing the burden of a significant fall in US net farm income and the equipment manufacturers' perspective on global trade agreements. AEM supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and Magnusson shares possible consequences of a failure to ratify the trade pact. Magnusson addresses the crucial connections between the need to develop rural infrastructure, maintaining manufacturing jobs in the country and keeping US agriculture competitive.