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REPUBLICANS OPPOSE AG LABOR BILL AS ‘AMNESTY’

Senate Republicans threw up barriers on Wednesday to a House-passed bill that would give legal status to undocumented farmworkers and streamline the H-2A guestworker program. They called for action first to tighten control of the U.S.-Mexico border and vowed to vote against “amnesty” for undocumented farmworkers, who are estimated to make up half of the […]Continue Reading
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GRASSLEY, VILSACK, PORK INDUSTRY EXEC CALL FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Wednesday said Congress needs to overhaul the U.S. immigration system to ease a farm-worker shortage. But he added that GOP members are unlikely to support action until Democrats secure the border. Grassley spoke to Iowa reporters on a day that featured a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on overhauling a visa system Continue Reading
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A WINNING NUTRITIONAL HEALTH STRATEGY FOR A POST-AGP WORLD

Dr AMIR GHANE* explains how nutribiosis, the interaction between gut and immune function, microbiome and nutrition, brings a holistic approach to the complex challenge of maintaining production efficiency and health when AGPs are removed or restricted. Antibiotics have long been used in animal production to control various disease and health challenges as well as promote Continue Reading
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AGI EMEA’S STATE OF THE ART FACILITIES: PROVIDING MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE AND LEADING CLASS EQUIPMENT

Customer experience (CX) is an enterprise-wide priority at AGI. This is demonstrated by AGI EMEA, which now has three new state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities to serve our customers, spanning Europe, Middle East and Africa. These new facilities are located in the Bologna region of Italy, where AGI EMEA is headquartered. They’ve enabled us to increase our […]Continue Reading
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CROP INSURANCE SHOULD BE A STARTING POINT FOR 2023 FARM BILL, SAY FARMERS

Farmers from Georgia to California told a House Agriculture subcommittee on Wednesday that the foundation of the 2023 farm bill should be the taxpayer-subsidized crop insurance system. They also expressed interest in the creation of a standby disaster relief fund. Subcommittee chairwoman Rep. Cheri Bustos of Illinois said the hearing would help lay the foundation […]Continue Reading
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REBUFFED IN COURT, ETHANOL MAKERS LOOK TO EPA TO LIMIT RFS EXEMPTIONS

The ethanol industry is optimistic the Biden administration will issue far fewer exemptions from the ethanol mandate than the trump administration did despite a Supreme Court setback. The ethanol industry is optimistic the Biden administration will issue far fewer exemptions from the ethanol mandate than the Trump administration did despite a Supreme Court setback. Continue Reading