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Farm Hands West: Fong sworn into U.S. House

Republican Rep. Vince Fong has taken the seat of former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy after winning a special election in May, and Derek Neilson, head of the agriculture division at Case New Holland Industrial, has left the company to pursue entrepreneurial interests.
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Farm Hands on the Potomac: Fong takes McCarthy's seat

Republican Rep. Vince Fong was sworn in Monday to fill the seat of former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy. Fong won a special election in May to represent California’s 20th congressional district, including parts of Fresno, Tulare, Kern and Kings counties in the Central Valley. The district accounts for 9% of California’s annual agriculture sales and ranks 24th of all congressional districts in the value of agricultural products sold, according to 2022 Ag Census data published by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
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Generics, trade among top ag chem concerns

Makers of adjuvants and inerts that are added to pesticide active ingredients to improve their performance need to keep a close eye on the growing number losing patent protection in the next few years, speakers told attendees at last week’s conference of the Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology.
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