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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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Mick Mulvaney

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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Travis Medine

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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