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May 16, 2019

New Trump Immigration Plan Would Overhaul Green Card System

Setting aside some of his hard-line rhetoric on illegal immigration, President Donald Trump said Thursday that he wanted to recruit "top talent" to the nation as he unveiled his latest efforts to reform residency laws.
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May 15, 2019

Missouri Lawmakers OK Limits on Local Industrial Farm Rules

A bill that would prevent local officials in Missouri from regulating industrial farms more strictly than the state does is heading to the desk of GOP Gov. Mike Parson.
May 13, 2019

Secretary Perdue Barbecues to Sell Japanese on Buying More US Beef

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has picked up his barbeque tongs to convey his message to Japan: Buy more American beef.
Apr 25, 2019

New York Senate to Hold Hearing on Farmworker Labor Rights

The Democrat-led New York state Senate is holding the first of three hearings dedicated to proposals to expand the labor rights of farmworkers.
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Apr 24, 2019

New Strategy Aims to Save Sagebrush in Western states

Federal officials have released a plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species, including imperiled sage grouse.
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Apr 23, 2019

Two Missouri Measures Could Halt Local Rules Over Large Farms

Measures advancing in the Missouri Legislature would limit the scope of rules that local governments can slap on large animal feeding operations.
Apr 22, 2019

Cattle Losses from Flooding to be Lower Than First Predicted

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture says cattle losses in Nebraska from devastating March floods will be much lower than previously reported.
Apr 17, 2019

Agency That Manages River Dams Defends Actions

The Latest on a U.S. Senate hearing being held in Iowa in the wake of massive flooding in the region.
Apr 10, 2019

Dairy Safety Net Program Expected in June

A new federal program to help hard-pressed dairy farmers is expected to be ready for enrollment in June 2019, as farmers undergo their fifth year of low milk prices that have driven thousands out of business.