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Items Tagged with 'American Farm Bureau Federation'

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Opinion: To keep America first in agriculture, FDA must return to the table on gene editing

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) responded to calls from our community to reconsider its role in regulating gene editing technology in animal agriculture. Despite the Trump administration’s recent directive to streamline costly and overly burdensome regulations that inhibit innovation and investment, FDA maintains it is unwilling to cede any regulatory control of this important technology.
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Moore to join AFBF as communications lead

Terri Moore, a familiar face in agricultural communications with stops at the White House, USDA, the Senate, and the private sector is set to join the American Farm Bureau Federation as the group’s vice president of communications.
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Farm groups, enviros at odds over EPA/Corps WOTUS proposal

The Trump administration’s proposed new definition of “Waters of the United States” in the Clean Water Act is either a radical policy shift that misinterprets Supreme Court precedent and will leave up to 70 percent of tributaries and half the nation’s wetlands unprotected, or it’s a constitutionally valid approach to regulating the nation’s waters that preserves the states’ lead role over water pollution control and land use planning.
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