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Trump sets NAFTA goals
Following up on a campaign promise, the Trump administration will begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as soon as mid-August, setting the stage to rewrite the terms on U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico that amounted to more than $1.1 trillion in goods last year.
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Indiana’s McKinney selected for new USDA trade position
The latest Hoosier to be nominated for a seat in the Trump administration is Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) Director Ted McKinney, who also pulls double duty as director of agribusiness development for the Indiana Economic Development Corp. (IEDC).
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McConnell calls on more debate of 2 ACA plans
While Senate GOP leaders say they’ll push for further debate this week and possibly vote on whether to repeal or change the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more and more Americans are saying they favor most of the ACA to remain in place.
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Indiana road plan projects geared to all 92 counties
A recently announced five-year highway construction plan for Indiana will provide more than $4.7 billion to repair or replace highways and bridges in the state.
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Business Briefs - July 26, 2017
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Senate gives cotton a win as House mulls SNAP cuts
Action in the House and Senate last week could impact future farm bill discussions, including the treatment of the SupplementalNutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and cotton and dairy programs.
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Coming Events - July 26, 2017
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News from around the Farm World - July 26, 2017
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Northern Midwest crops gladly drinking up rains
From soybean stages ahead of the five-year average to some fruit production excelling, variable weather continues to play a significant role in this year’s crop-growing season in the Midwest.
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Illinois wheat growers keep setting record in tough year
Wheat growers in Illinois, after facing a wet spring that had many believing it would impact overall yields this year, surprised the industry with a second consecutive record season.
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