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Rural

AFBF, NFU launch Farm Town Strong to battle opioids

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall and National Farmers Union leader Roger Johnson joined ranks on stage at NFU’s annual convention Sunday to build awareness of AFBF and NFU's joint campaign, Farm Town Strong (FTS), against opioid addiction in rural America.
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Perdue offers ‘unequivocal’ support of the RFS

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue took center stage at the Commodity Classic today, offering a forceful defense of his support for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), while trying to settle down concerned corn growers who are counting on the Trump administration’s support.
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Bayer may sell veg-seed business to win Monsanto merger OK

Bayer says it is pushing back the expected date of closing its proposed $66 billion acquisition of Monsanto Co. and that it is prepared to make additional concessions – including selling its entire vegetable seed business – to win approval from antitrust authorities in the EU, the U.S. and elsewhere.
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