Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Friday, August 07, 2020

Campaign 2020

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Additions to Dem platform target farm chemical use

Critics of agricultural chemical usage have won new language in the Democratic Party's proposed 2020 platform that call for the federal government to ban chlorpyrifos insecticide and provide assistance to farmers to reduce applications of pesticides and chemical fertilizers.
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Ag groups lose Texas race to Trump favorite

Former White House physician Ronny Jackson pledged to keep pushing President Donald Trump's "America First" agenda after winning the GOP nomination for a Texas congressional seat over a cattle industry lobbyist who was backed by the Texas Farm Bureau and other state and national ag groups.
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