Archive for July 2013

Growers Welcome Resumption of All Japanese Wheat Purchases

July 30, 2013

U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are pleased that Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will resume tenders this week for new purchases of U.S. Western White and soft white wheat.

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NAWG Weekly Update: July 25, 2013

July 25, 2013

Farm Bill Conference Unlikely Before August Recess A group of House Members aiming to find a compromise on a nutrition bill before a farm bill conference has met twice, but with time short, it appears unlikely movement toward formal negotiations on a bill will start before August recess. The House GOP plan is to move […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: July 18, 2013

July 18, 2013

Farm Bill Slowly Moving Toward Conference The House of Representatives took the next step toward a formal conference of farm bill legislation by sending its version of the measure, sans nutrition title, to the Senate on Monday. The Senate can now either take up H.R 2642 as-is or amend it and then send it back […]

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Whaley Joins Wheat Growers as Corporate Relations Director

July 17, 2013

Hugh Whaley, a longtime agriculture industry relations and communications professional, has joined the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) as director of corporate relations.

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NAWG Weekly Update: July 11, 2013

July 11, 2013

In Latest Twist, Farm Bill Passes House Without Nutrition Provisions Weeks after the House of Representatives failed to approve a committee-written farm bill, Members passed on Thursday a measure that excluded the nutrition title and permanent authorization for farm programs. The highly contentious bill, H.R. 2642, was brought to the floor by Republican Leadership under […]

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Statement on House Passage of Farm Bill Without Nutrition Title

July 11, 2013

A statement from National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) President Bing Von Bergen, a wheat farmer from Moccasin, Mont.

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NAWG Weekly Update: July 3, 2013

July 3, 2013

NAWG’s staff and grower-leaders wish all of our readers a happy Independence Day! In celebration, NAWG’s D.C. offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5. We will reopen Monday, July 8.

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