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USTR Releases Annual Reports on China’s and Russia’s WTO Compliance

China and Russia have failed to embrace the market-oriented  economic policies championed by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and are not living up to certain key commitments they made when they joined the WTO, the U.S. Trade Representative said in annual reports released today on each country’s compliance with WTO[…]

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3 Ways Consumers Benefit from the Farm Bill

With 2018 upon us, there are many public policy priorities Americans want to see accomplished in the new year. The development and passage of a 2018 farm bill is at the top of the list for agriculture.   Read more

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Understanding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Just before Christmas, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. This is the first major tax overhaul since 1986 when President Ronald Reagan was in office. Many agriculture groups, say the new law is a “net benefit” for farmers.   Read more

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Dicamba Cases May Be Centralized

Attorneys representing farmers from across the country who filed multiple lawsuits alleging off-target dicamba damage to their crops will try to convince a federal panel of judges next week that the cases should be heard in a single court.   Read more

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New Ag Group Defends NAFTA

Fearful about the prospect of seeing NAFTA derailed, more than 30 ag-related business groups have come together to create Americans for Farmers & Families, a coalition focused on stressing the importance of the free-trade agreement to President Donald Trump, his administration and Congress.   Read more

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