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Passage of TPA signals that the US ‘means business’ in trade talks

by Kathleen Dutro Public Relations Team

After months of wrangling and controversy, Congress has passed the bill that authorizes trade promotion authority, or “TPA.”

Farm Bureau was a strong supporter of the legislation.

“We lead the world in agricultural exports but will soon give up customers and potential markets without…

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Ditch the Rule

Puddles, ponds, ditches, ephemerals (land that looks like a small stream during heavy rain but isn’t wet most of the time) and isolated wetlands dot the nation’s farmland. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) on March 25 issued a…

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Indiana Lawmakers Focus on Agriculture

INDIANA LAWMAKERS FOCUS ON AGRICULTURE   This week’s episode of Indiana Lawmakers featured a panel discussion about ag and environmental issues before the General Assembly. Justin Schneider was joined on the panel by Rep. David Wolkins (R-Warsaw), Rep. Matt Pierce (R-Bloomington) and Jesse Kharbanda of the Hoosier Environmental…

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Public Policy Dispatch:

February 28, 2014

Volume 14; Issue 9

COUNTY FARM BUREAU VISITS TO THE STATEHOUSE   Legislators will be in committee hearings for the rest of the session so we are not scheduling any more visits at this time.

Thank you to Cass, Elkhart, Franklin, Hancock, Lawrence, Monroe, Porter, Sullivan, Switzerland and…

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