Archive for August 2011

NAWG Newsletter – Quick Edition: Week of Aug. 26, 2011

August 26, 2011

Both chambers of Congress are out of session for the month of August, during which NAWG is providing only short news updates. Regular news stories will return in September.

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NAWG Newsletter – Quick Edition: Week of Aug. 19, 2011

August 19, 2011

Both chambers of Congress are out of session for the month of August, during which NAWG is providing only short news updates. Regular news stories will return in September.

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A Sad Day for U.S. Wheat Producers and Their Customers

August 19, 2011

At last, sadly, the day has come and gone when the United States government has ignored the rational pleas of its citizens and businesses and handed an unnecessary advantage to countries that compete with us in world trade.

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Gaede Talks Budget with John Jenkinson

August 18, 2011

Listen to NAWG Director of Government Affairs for Environmental Policy Mark Gaede’s conversation with The Ag Network’s John Jenkinson about the recent debt deal and the coming “super committee” that will cut more than $1.5 trillion from the federal budget. Special thanks to John for providing the audio for our use!

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NAWG Newsletter – Quick Edition: Week of Aug. 12, 2011

August 12, 2011

Both chambers of Congress are out of session for the month of August, during which NAWG is providing only short news updates. Regular news stories will return in September.

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Debt Deal Enacted, But Final Ag Cuts Won’t Be Known for Months

August 5, 2011

Leaders in Congress and the Obama Administration struck a deal this week to avert a government debt default, but how exactly the agreement’s spending cuts will affect agricultural programs won’t be known for a number of months.

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Congress Heads to Recess; Leaves Trade, Approps Hanging

August 5, 2011

Members of both chambers of Congress headed home this week for a four-week August recess, leaving behind a raft of priorities to be addressed when they return after Labor Day.

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America’s Heartland Launches Seventh Season on PBS, RFD-TV

August 5, 2011

The seventh season of America’s Heartland is scheduled to begin airing on Sept. 5 on public television stations around the country and RFD-TV.

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