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Farm Lobbying Group Says States Cracking Down on Illegal Immigrants Must Consider Ag Workers

posted on January 14, 2011 at 5:01 PM

ATLANTA (AP) -- States that crack down on illegal immigrants should also help farmers who need seasonal labor, the nation's largest farm lobbying group said Tuesday. Full Story

Farm Groups Plea for Estate Tax Fix

posted on December 3, 2010 at 3:12 PM

Farm Groups Plea for Estate Tax Fix
Despite positive holiday retail sales and a small jump in consumer confidence the economic recovery was dealt a setback this week. Full Story

Meat Lobbyists Believe Rule May Lift Prices and Destroy Jobs

posted on October 22, 2010 at 2:10 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A meat industry lobbying group is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to withdraw a proposed antitrust rule that it claims will raise meat prices and destroy jobs. Full Story

Market to Market (October 30, 2009)

posted on October 30, 2009 at 9:10 PM

Market to Market (October 30, 2009)
Full Program: A lucrative export market re-opens its doors to U.S. pork. Wet weather continues to delay the harvest in corn and soybean country. Lawmakers get an earful from the dairy industry. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier. Full Story

Coalition Lobbies for Beginning Farmers

posted on February 1, 2008 at 8:02 PM

Coalition Lobbies for Beginning Farmers
Late last year, after months of wrangling, the Farm Bill made its way past political in-fighting in both bodies of Congress and sailed into conference committee for additional work. Full Story

Federal Budget Proposals Alarm Farm Lobby

posted on March 14, 2003 at 8:03 PM

Federal Budget Proposals Alarm Farm Lobby
While Wall Street was reacting, or over reacting to every rumor from or about the Middle East, Washington was doing its part to chill markets. Full Story

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