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NAWG, Farm Groups Stress Trade Importance To New Trump Administration

January 9, 2017

WASHINGTON (January 9, 2017) – In a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence on Friday, the National Association of Wheat Growers, and a coalition of 15 other producer organizations noted the contribution of agriculture and agriculture-related industries, predominant trade markets, and expressed intent and willingness to identify new global opportunities together— […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: January 5, 2017

January 5, 2017

115th Congress Sworn In and Back at Work  This week Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate returned to Washington, DC to begin the 115th session of Congress. On Tuesday, all House Members were sworn in by House Speaker Paul Ryan and newly elected Senators were sworn in by the President of […]

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Wheat Grower Organizations Welcome New Trade Enforcement Actions Challenging China Policies

December 15, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) welcome two trade dispute actions by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) challenging Chinese government policies that distort the wheat market and harm wheat growers throughout the rest of the world. USW and NAWG are encouraged to see the U.S. government […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: December 15, 2016

December 15, 2016

Wheat Grower Organizations Welcome New Trade Enforcement Actions Challenging China Policies The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and the U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) welcome two trade dispute actions by the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) challenging Chinese government policies that distort the wheat market and harm wheat growers throughout the rest of the world by […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: December 8, 2016

December 8, 2016

NAWG Welcomes Congress’ Prioritization of Funding for FSA Loans in Continuing Resolution This week, Congress is working to pass a Continuing Resolution (CR) spending package to fund the government through April 28, 2017. As of this writing, the House has passed it, and a Senate vote is expected tomorrow or Saturday. NAWG is pleased to […]

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NAWG Welcomes Congress’ Prioritization of Funding for FSA Loans in Continuing Resolution

December 7, 2016

NAWG Welcomes Congress’ Prioritization of Funding for FSA Loans in Continuing Resolution Washington, D.C. – Following the announcement last night of a Continuing Resolution (CR) spending package to fund the government through April 28, 2017, NAWG is pleased to see that Congress has allocated resources for the Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) direct and guaranteed operating […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: December 1, 2016

December 1, 2016

California Court Rules in Favor of EPA on Pesticide Lawsuit, NAWG Pleased Last week, a California federal court ruled in favor of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and an industry coalition including CropLife America and NAWG on a lawsuit in which plaintiffs had asked the court to order EPA to regulate seeds treated with […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: November 17, 2016

November 17, 2016

As a reminder, due to the holidays next week, the next NAWG Weekly Update will be two weeks from now, December 1.  WILOT Class of 2016 Attends Training in St. Louis This week, the Wheat Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (WILOT) Class of 2016 is taking place in St, Louis Missouri. Sponsored and produced annually by […]

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NAWG Weekly Update: November 10, 2016

November 10, 2016

Last week, NAWG hosted and attended, in conjunction with U.S. Wheat Associates, the Fall Wheat Conference in Denver, Colorado.  NAWG and USW policy committees met and discussed policy priorities, heard from several speakers, and held joint and individual board meetings. An update from each committee is available below for your Weekly Update. Domestic Trade & […]

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Wheat Growers Urge Congressional Leadership to Allow a Vote on TPP

November 10, 2016

Contact: Ainslie Campbell, Communications Manager, National Association of Wheat Growers, (201) 547-7800, acampbell@wheatworld.org Steve Mercer, Vice President of Communications, U.S. Wheat Associates, (703) 650-0251, smercer@uswheat.org Wheat Growers Urge Congressional Leadership to Allow a Vote on TPP WASHINGTON D.C. — Nine months ago, following the signing of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the National Association of Wheat Growers […]

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