Archive for February 2015

NAWG Weekly Update: February 19, 2015

February 19, 2015

2015 Commodity Classic Begins Next Week in Phoenix Next week, thousands of the country’s top wheat, sorghum, corn and soybean producers will gather in Phoenix, Ariz. for the 2015 Commodity Classic. While you’re at the trade show, be sure to stop by the NAWG booth to learn fun facts about wheat and sign up for […]

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Senators Move Forward with Bill to End Cuban Embargo

February 13, 2015

Following is a joint statement from the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW). On Feb. 12, 2015, a bipartisan group of lawmakers led by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced major legislation that would end the U.S. trade embargo of Cuba. The bill would end the restrictions on U.S. companies doing […]

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NAWG Weekly Update February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015

Determined to Prevent Export Slowdowns at U.S. Ports, NAWG Signs Coalition Letter Over the last year, the American agriculture industry has been plagued by multiple slowdowns at our nation’s ports, from which the food supply chain delivers high quality nutritious food to every corner of the globe. Currently, our industry is facing another blow to […]

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NAWG Weekly Update February 5, 2015

February 5, 2015

NAWG Joins Fellow Ag Groups in Letter to Congress Regarding Proposed Crop Insurance Cuts The National Association of Wheat Growers this week signed a letter to the House and Senate Budget Committees Chairs and Ranking Members, voicing concerns over the President’s proposed budget cuts to some elements of crop insurance. The group of more than […]

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