Archive for August 2014

NAWG Weekly Update: August 14, 2014

August 14, 2014

Grain Inspection Resumes at Port of Vancouver Grain inspections at the Port of Vancouver, Washington officially resumed on Tues., Aug. 12 after a tentative labor agreement was struck between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and several grain shipping companies in the region. Grain inspections had been stalled in the port since early July, […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: August 7, 2014

August 7, 2014

Grain Inspection Still Stalled at Port of Vancouver Despite ongoing attempts from NAWG, U.S. Wheat Associates and many other concerned groups, officials at the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have yet to take any action to deal with the stoppage of grain exports from the Port of Vancouver, Wash. On July 1, 2014, the […]

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Wheat Organizations Support Congressional Call for Comprehensive Market Access in TPP

August 1, 2014

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) are very pleased that 140 members of Congress urged President Barack Obama this week to pursue a high standard, 21st Century Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.In a letter to the President, a bipartisan group of members expressed deep concern that Japan […]

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