Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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Chicken

US chicken exports to China soar

U.S. poultry has only regained access to the Chinese chicken market for about a year and a half, but trade is booming and the U.S. was the number-one supplier to China in the last two months of 2020.
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No-till soybeans

US soy industry surpasses a sustainability milestone

On July 22, the U.S. Soybean Export Council and the American Soybean Association announced that over 100 million metric tons of U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance Protocol verified soy had been exported internationally in the seven years since the protocol’s conception.
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Sen. Dick Durbin

Vilsack, GOP senators tangle over farm workforce bill

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack sparred with Republican senators Wednesday over a House-passed bill that would create a pathway to citizenship for farmworkers, and the squabble showcased the divisions that have prevented Congress from passing immigration reform legislation for decades.
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