Action Alerts

Corteva CEO Calls for Agriculture to Help Address Climate Issues

Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Jim Collins, the CEO of Corteva, one of the world’s largest seed and agricultural crop protection companies, recently spoke in a public forum where he indicated that farmers and the agriculture industry as a whole must play a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. He indicate that agriculture was well poised to capitalize on […] Read more...

U.S. and Japan Sign Agreement on Trade Principles

Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts A new trade agreement between Japan President Shinzo Abe and President Donald Trump was signed on September 25th is slated to provide new market access for many U.S. agricultural commodities, but the agreement does not include any new market access for U.S. rice. The agreement is set to go into effect January 1, 2020. Even […] Read more...

New H-2A Rules on Wage Rates Criticized by U.S. Agriculture

Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts While recently announced rule changes to the paperwork requirements to the H-2A farm migrant labor program were applauded by the agriculture industry, the newly published rules on wage rates for the H-2A program were not so well received. Public comments delivered to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) by the American Farm Bureau criticized the […] Read more...

National Ag Law Center Examines Hemp Laws and Regulations

Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts The National Agricultural Law Center, which is based on the campus of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, recently held a webinar focused on industrial hemp laws and regulations in the United States. In addition to the webinar, the Ag Law Center has also compiled a list of informational resources related to industrial hemp. Recent […] Read more...

President Trump Addresses UN and Discusses China

Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, September 25th, President Donald Trump addressed the United Nations at the 74th Session of the U.N. General Assembly. While his speech covered a wide range of issues facing the U.S. and other nations in the global community, much of his statement took aim at China and the World Trade Organization (WTO). He called […] Read more...
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