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Corn Refiners respond to lawsuit

The sugar industry has filed a lawsuit against several corn processors and their lobbying group for their effort to rebrand high-fructose corn syrup as “corn sugar”. In an attempt to end the campaign that markets […]

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National News

Disaster Assistance Available for Producers

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Administrator Val Dolcini today reminded crop and livestock producers throughout states that have recently experienced severe damage from flooding, wildfires and tornados that FSA programs may be available to […]

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International News/Trade

House in recess, some progress made on FTAs

While the House is in recess, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is encouraging people to contact their legislators to remind them of the importance of the pending free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama […]

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International News/Trade

Senator Hoeven returns from Asia

Senator John Hoeven on Tuesday briefed media on his recent trip to Asia with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to promote trade and review U.S.-Asian Security issues. The Congressional delegation on Saturday completed their […]

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National News

EPA seeks to expand jurisdiction

Listen to full audio story by Farm Broadcaster Shawna Robertson. Over one hundred seventy Members of Congress have written to the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers to express deep concerns that […]

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National News

Midwest student named National Ambassador

On Monday, Midwest Dairy Council announced Katie Osmundson of Robert Frost Elementary in Sioux Falls, S.D., was selected to serve as a National Student Ambassador for Fuel Up to Play 60’s Student Ambassador Program. Fuel […]

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National News

National Farm-City Council launches Facebook page

The National Farm-City Council, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing links between farm families and urban residents, has launched a Facebook page supporting the mission of the organization. The Facebook page provides information and visuals […]

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Bioenergy “Good Practices” Project

The 25x’25 Alliance is inviting partners and all bioenergy stakeholders to participate in a new initiative launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization to catalog and highlight sustainable “good practices” in bioenergy feedstock production […]