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RFA: Many chances for growth in ethanol industry, higher blends
Although U.S. ethanol plants continue to go above and beyond meeting federal regulations, opportunities for growth – both in the industry and in E15 and E85 fuel – are creating optimism for the future, according to a Renewable Fuels Assoc. (RFA) executive.
4/13/2017
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Excercise, martial arts boon to those battling Parkinson's
With April designated as Parkinson’s Awareness Month, farmers may be interested in knowing that pesticides may be a link for farmers developing the disease.
4/13/2017
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House examines tax reform plans impacting farms
After the farm bill, tax reform may be the biggest national issue facing farmers. An overhaul of tax policies is underway for the first time since the 1970s. The U.S. House Agriculture Committee met with experts last week to learn how the current tax program impacts farmers, ranchers and the agriculture industry and what changes could be made to assist rural America. Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) was moved from the Agriculture Committee to the Ways and Means Committee in charge of examining the tax code. She said she uses her experience as a farmer and a former member of the ag committee to try to view potential changes.
4/12/2017
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Senate is delaying Perdue confirmation until April 24
After almost three months without a USDA secretary, the final vote to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has been scheduled for April 24.
4/12/2017
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FDA nominee Gottlieb's business ties examined in senate hearing
During his U.S. Senate confirmation hearing, the White House nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dr. Scott Gottlieb, pledged, “I want to earn and keep the public’s trust,” in responding to criticism about his extensive relationships with 20 health care companies, including some pharmaceutical giants that as the FDA commissioner he would regulate.
4/12/2017
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Washingtion gets C grade for first quarter of 2017
4/12/2017
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Rural life: Folks are neighbors and neighbors are community
4/12/2017
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Regulatory freeze is putting scheduled GIPSA rules on ice 
4/12/2017
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Guatemala reduces tariffs on growing US poultry imports
 Guatemala will drop some tariffs on bone-in U.S. chicken leg quarters – a boon in one of the fastest-growing export markets for U.S. poultry.
4/12/2017
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Two Illinois legislatures: It's time to legalize marijuana
Two Chicago area lawmakers say it’s time Illinois seriously considers legalizing personal use of marijuana, noting the “success” other states such as Colorado have had since they legalized and taxed the drug.
4/12/2017
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