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US ag says forget the contingency plan, we need NAFTA

There’s still confusion surrounding whether or not the Department of Agriculture is working to put together a contingency plan to help out farmers if the U.S. pulls out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but experts say such a plan really wouldn’t help much in a worst-case scenario.
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USDA to withdraw GIPSA rule

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 – The Department of Agriculture is planning to withdraw an interim final rule from the Obama administration that would have set proof of harm standards under the Packers and Stockyards Act.
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NPPC asks for trucking rule waiver

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2017 - On Tuesday, the National Pork Producers Council delivered a petition to the Department of Transportation requesting livestock haulers be exempted from Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rules dictating allowable hours of service.
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