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USDA: Prioritize railway service for agriculture

Agricultural shippers should not have to pay the price for increasingly unreliable railway service that is pushing American farmers and ranchers to the breaking point, Deputy Agriculture Secretary Jewel Bronaugh said Tuesday at an emergency hearing held by the Surface Transportation Board.
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AMS places sanctions on three Western US businesses

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced Monday that it is placing sanctions on three produce businesses for “failing to meet their contractual obligations to the sellers of produce they purchased and failing to pay reparation awards issued under the PACA (Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act).”
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