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Items Tagged with 'American Soybean Association'

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WRDA signed into law

President Donald Trump signed the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 into law last week, reauthorizing investments in infrastructure improvements that will make it easier to ship agriculture products and other goods to U.S. harbors over the country's inland waterways.
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Trump administration to farmers: Hold fast in rough times ahead

The Trump administration dispatched two of its top trade officials to meet with farm groups last week and the message was straightforward: The trade war that has generated tens of billions of dollars in tariffs on U.S. farm commodities isn’t likely to be over soon, and the ag sector needs to prepare for a lot more pain.
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Bioplastics can boost plastics industry and farm income

Traditional petroleum-based plastics that can survive for centuries are piling ever deeper across once pristine beaches and ocean floors around the world. According to a report from the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, “the ocean is expected to contain one ton of plastic for every three tons of fish by 2025, and by 2050, more plastics than fish (by weight).”
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