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Items Tagged with 'National Grain and Feed Association'

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Pork processing

Meat industry, food system debated in supply chain comments

More workers and a more diverse food system, including small and medium-sized meatpackers, are necessary for American agriculture to maintain resilience in the face of threats to the system, commenters told USDA as the department embarks on its effort to reimagine the country's agricultural supply chains.
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Tom Vilsack

Daybreak April 23: Vilsack defends planned CRP expansion

The nation’s largest farm group is calling on the White House to clarify President Joe Biden’s goal of conserving 30% of U.S. land by 2030.

“The concerns of farmers and ranchers are escalating regarding the intent of the 30x30 goal, the definition of conservation, and the metrics for defining success, among other things,” the American Farm Bureau Federation says in a letter to the White House.


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Mike Seyfert

Seyfert named new NGFA president and CEO

Longtime Washington farm hand Mike Seyfert has been tapped as the next president and CEO of the National Grain and Feed Association. The agribusiness lobbyist and former congressional staffer will officially assume his new duties March 1.
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Train cars

Harvest pace testing fall rail capacity

Rail carriers are anticipating a strong demand for grain shipments this fall as China buys more corn and soybeans, but harvest pace is also surpassing five-year averages, increasing the concern for potential bottlenecks.
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