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China sparks some optimism with large US corn purchase

China has made another record-breaking U.S. corn purchase, according to USDA data released Thursday. The sale of 1.937 million metric tons is some much-needed good news for U.S. farmers weathering low prices, reduced demand and high stocks, says Kevin Ross, president of the National Corn Growers Association.
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NPPC, NCGA, NMPF

Opinion: Keeping America First in Agriculture By Implementing Animal Disease Vaccine Bank

America’s livestock industry accounts for millions of U.S. jobs and nearly 6 percent of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Our country has always been the global leader in agricultural production and exports, and thanks to vigilant diligence by the USDA and the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, we have been able to keep numerous foreign animal diseases outside our borders. However, we want to ensure that diligence continues, otherwise inaction could threaten America’s standing, putting the livestock industry, the economy and consumers at risk.
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