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Frank Gasperini, National Council of Agricultural Employers

Provision in Trump travel order worries farmers

WASHINGTON, Mar. 15, 2017 - A little-noticed provision in President Trump’s revised executive order barring residents of some predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States could make it harder for farmers and ranchers to get legal foreign workers on a timely basis.
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Daybreak

Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 9, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 9, 2017 - The House Agriculture Committee continues a series of hearings on the next farm bill today, and there will be a spotlight on dozens of programs that won’t have funding unless Congress comes up with more money.
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Darci Vetter

Veteran ag negotiator sees risks in Trump trade policy

WASHINGTON, Mar. 1, 2017 - The chief agricultural trade negotiator for former President Barack Obama mixed in some hopeful projections while describing risks of trade disruption and possible economic losses brought on by the new U.S. administration’s aggressive tack on foreign trade.
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chris-chinn

Heartland Ag officials stress NAFTA’s benefits

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 – The recent uncertainty surrounding the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement under the Trump administration is spurring Kansas and Missouri officials to speak out in defense of the trade pact and highlight the ....
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Daybreak geese

Agri-Pulse Daybreak for Feb. 13, 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 - President Donald Trump is back in Washington today after a two-day trip to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where he spent the weekend with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, playing golf and talking policy.
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Tom Vilsack

Vilsack: Dairy industry needs to reassure Mexico

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2017 - Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is raising concerns that President Donald Trump’s aggressive trade rhetoric is unsettling U.S. agricultural importers and that his restrictions on regulations could impede the implementation of the new GMO disclosure law.
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Mexico President

Uncertainty over NAFTA’s fate has farmers worried

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2017 - The tumultuous relationship between President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has farmers worried about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a trade pact that is regarded highly by much of the agriculture sector.
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