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Immigration Reform Good for U.S. Economy, Agriculture

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Immigration reform continues to be a hot topic on the political scene and a priority for farmers and ranchers. In a session at the 2017 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show, Tom Hertz of the Agriculture Department and Mark Delich of discussed the economic and political realities of the current immigration system and the impact of proposed reforms.

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Farm Bureau President to Congress: Slash Regulations, Reform Immigration/Ag Labor

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American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall and thousands of Farm Bureau members today asked Congress to pass sweeping reform of regulations that burden the lives of farmers and ranchers. Their request followed by days the introduction of major legislation to reassert congressional authority over agencies that increasingly ignore the law and basic constitutional limitations on their power. “The election …


Dairy Fighting for Immigration, TPP, and Child Nutrition

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National Milk Producers’ Federation CEO and President Jim Mulhern is skeptical that Congress will be able to tackle immigration reform, child nutrition programs, or the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement before or right after the elections in November. Politico’s Morning Agriculture report says lawmakers will be mostly focusing on funding the government. Mulhern said these three issues are policy priorities for the …