Archive for October 2013

NAWG Weekly Update: Oct. 31, 2013

October 31, 2013

Members Voice Priorities, Hopes at First Farm Bill Conference Meeting The 41 members of the 2013 Farm Bill conference committee began their official work this week in a session set aside for opening statements, giving the panel and the public a good idea of where the fights will be but few details about how conferees […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: Oct. 24, 2013

October 24, 2013

2013 Farm Bill Conferees Set First Meeting for Oct. 30 After years of work and more twists and turns than anyone ever anticipated, conferees for a 2013 Farm Bill are set to hold their first meeting Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 1 p.m. in Washington. The 41 members of the conference committee, led by House Agriculture […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: Oct. 17, 2013

October 17, 2013

Midnight Deal Gets Government Up and Running, Raises Debt Ceiling – For Now The Senate and House passed and President Barack Obama signed a bill late Wednesday to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling. Much of the U.S. government has been shuttered since Oct. 1 when appropriations to fund programs across the […]

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NAWG/USW Reinforce Support for Biotech Wheat

October 17, 2013

The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) Thursday reinforced their support for the continued development of biotech wheat by joining others in the industry to congratulate the 2013 World Food Prize recipients, whose work has been instrumental to this vital technology.

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Wheat Today Video

October 11, 2013

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NAWG Weekly Update: Oct. 10, 2013

October 10, 2013

Editor’s Note: NAWG’s Washington offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 14, for Columbus Day. Shutdown’s Effects Seep into Ag Business, Farm Bill Debate Two weeks into the government shut down, effects are beginning to become noticeable and notable across the agriculture industry. USDA remains virtually shuttered, with only minimal staff and a website that redirects […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: Oct. 3, 2013

October 3, 2013

Gridlock: Federal Budget and Farm Bill Expire, Government Closed for Business As readers of this publication doubtless know by now, laws authorizing both federal appropriations and farm programs expired at the end of the federal government’s fiscal year Monday. As of 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, large portions of the U.S. government shut their doors for business […]

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Leaders Urge Congress to Fund Government, Pass Farm Bill

October 1, 2013

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

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