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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for March 23, 2017

WASHINGTON, Mar. 23, 2017 - Sonny Perdue, President Trump’s nominee for agriculture secretary, gets his long-awaited confirmation hearing today. Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., says he expects much of the questioning to focus on the tough farm economy as well as concerns in the farm sector about the president’s trade policy.
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President Trump celebrates National Agriculture Day

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2017 – President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation designating March 21 as National Agriculture Day, providing welcome words to many of the farmers and ranchers who voted for him and some of his most specific views on agriculture to date.
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Scott Graves named executive director of AACI

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2017 – Scott Graves, the former Republican staff director of the House Agriculture Committee who recently joined the law and lobbying firm, Williams & Jensen, is taking over representation of the American Association of Crop Insurers.
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