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Senate Considers Higher Ethanol; Trump on Cuba
**Senate lawmakers are considering the sale of higher blends of ethanol year-round, a move both praised and opposed by parties in the renewable fuels argument.
The legislation being examined by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is the Consumer and Fuel Retailer Choice Act which would …
New Opportunities for U. S. Ag in Cuba; Honey Production Down
Leaders from across the U.S. agriculture and food sectors are expressing support and optimism in new opportunities for collaboration with their Cuban counterparts. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that Research and Promotion Programs and Marketing Order organizations may conduct research and infor…
Workforce Act Challenged; Cuba Visit Continues
There is strong opposition to the Legal Workforce Act currently being considered in the House Judiciary Committee. The Agriculture Workforce Coalition - comprised of more than 70 agricultural organizations - says any bill mandating E-Verify must only come after or in conjunction with legislation to …
MGEX Has 2nd Best Month; Opening Export Market to Cuba
MGEX has recorded the 2nd-best month in its storied history, reporting a total volume of 221,410 from February. MGEX also saw its electronic volume from February finish the month at 197,456, making it the highest electronic volume month ever for the Exchange...
Deadline for Producers Extended; U.S. Ag Officials Visit Cuba
The deadline has been extended for producers to update yield history or reallocate base acres until March 31st. If no changes are made to yield history or base acres by March 31st - the farm’s current yield and base will be used. The deadline to choose between ARC and PLC coverage is…

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