Archive for November 2014

NAWG Weekly Update: November 20, 2014

November 20, 2014

NAWG Files Comments on Waters of the U.S. Regulation Late last week, NAWG joined a coalition of state and national agriculture organizations in filing written comments in opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Waters of the U.S. regulation citing expanded jurisdictional authority, lack of clarity and asking for the withdrawal of the proposal. The letter states, […]

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NAWG Partners with OFW Law for Government Affairs

November 20, 2014

NAWG Partners with OFW Law for Government Affairs The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) is partnering with Olsson-Frank-Weeda-Terman-Matz (OFW) Law to lead the Association’s farm bill implementation efforts. The team from OFW includes Molly O’Connor, Ken Ackerman and Nathan Fretz. “We are excited to add the leadership and industry expertise that OFW has into […]

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Setting the Record Straight on Glyphosate Application

November 19, 2014

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NAWG Weekly Update: November 13, 2014

November 13, 2014

Big Data Agreement Reached A coalition of major farm organizations and agriculture technology providers (ATPs) today announced an agreement on data privacy and security principles that will encourage the use and development of a full range of innovative, technology-driven tools and services to boost the productivity, efficiency and profitability of American agriculture. The principles promise […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: November 6, 2014

November 6, 2014

Republican Party Gains Majority in Senate, Expands Majority in House In a series of hard-fought Senate races, Republicans trounced their Democrat opposition to seize control of the Senate Tuesday night by securing major re-election victories for Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell and Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, while winning at least seven U.S. Senate seats that had […]

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Fall Wheat Conference Wraps Up In New Mexico

November 3, 2014

The 2014 Joint Fall Wheat Conference of the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) concluded Saturday in Santa Ana, N.M. The four-day meeting brought together wheat growers from around the country to discuss upcoming issues and to plan for the year ahead. “It is a sign of the strength of […]

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