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Vilsack discusses line speeds, meat processing investment at House Ag hearing

A judge's ruling on pork line speed provisions was just one of many topics Vilsack discussed at a wide-ranging hearing, which also included testimony from Sen. Chuck Grassley and representatives from livestock industry groups, that brought out a number of different opinions on livestock issues like meat processing consolidation, beef market price transparency and lamb imports from the U.K.


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Lawmakers seek to get ag exports back on ships

American ag exporters have been finding it increasingly difficult to get their commodities into containers and onto ships as Chinese companies and international shippers monopolize ocean transportation, but lawmakers are hoping to alleviate the situation with new legislation.
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Daybreak April 7: Cabinet members trying to sell infrastructure plan

President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan is vague about a lot of details, including how $17 billion for waterways would be spent. But Tracy Zea of the Waterways Council tells Agri-Pulse that he expects at least $3 billion to be available for inland waterway projects. That could pay for replacing two sets of aging locks and dams on the upper Mississippi River system, he said.


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