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Items Tagged with 'National Association of State Departments of Agriculture'

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US agriculture shines in fight against pandemic

For all of you working on farms and ranches, you realize that the important work of producing food and feeding people never stops. It’s the same pattern for those in our packing plants, our truckers, our food workers and everyone along the supply chain from farm to fork.
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Hemp rule needs multiple changes, USDA told

State agriculture departments and a broad cross-section of the hemp industry are telling USDA its rule governing domestic production will hurt the nascent industry by imposing sampling and testing requirements that are virtually impossible to meet.
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Farm Hands West: Lipps nominated as USDA Undersecretary

President Trump announces his intent to nominate Brandon Lipps as Undersecretary Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, Kip Tom was sworn in to serve as the agriculture representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture in Rome, and Roger Johnson, announced he will not seek reelection as president of NFU.
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Opinion: How to make the new 'Waters of the US' definition last

For farmers and ranchers living under the uncertainty of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule, this year could bring relief to an ongoing state of regulatory confusion. Currently, the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers are reviewing over 600,000 public comments on a revised definition of WOTUS that aims to replace the detrimental 2015 rule.
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