The National Ag Day celebration is generally full of speeches filled
with platitudes about farmers, but a proclamation and speech by Vice President
Mike Pence elevated this year's event on Tuesday. Still, there are also several
major agricultural issues hanging in the balance this week in Washington, as
well, which were addressed by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.
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Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said he would support solutions to the
Renewable Fuel Standard coming from agreements between the ethanol and oil
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Bullish hopes for cotton are growing after prices neared their
highest level in three years. A new season is about to begin.
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Create a little goodwill with noncash awards for good performance.
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Checking wind and temperature can be vital to the safe and effective
application of herbicides.
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