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Rural

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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Is Trump willing to ‘deal’ on proposed energy cuts?

WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - President Donald Trump explained in his 1987 book The Art of the Deal that “my style of deal-making is quite simple and straightforward. I aim very high, and then I just keep pushing and pushing and pushing to get what I’m after.
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Ag infrastructure is a broad challenge, speakers say

WASHINGTON, Mar. 22, 2017 - There is a whale of a lot more needed than a robust farm bill to build the kind of substructure needed to sustain America’s rural and agricultural economy, according to the speakers on a rural infrastructure panel at the Farm Bill Summit sponsored by Agri-Pulse this week in Washington.
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Judge tosses Iowa Water Works case

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 18, 2017 – A federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit by Des Moines Water Works against three drainage districts in Northwest Iowa, prompting a huge sigh of relief from the agriculture sector.
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