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May
21
2015

TPA Must Pass To Help America's Farmers, Ranchers

Around the world, countries are competing to gain more market share. Without trade promotion authority, one farmer says the U.S. will lose a large percentage of the market share it currently holds and will not gain additional market share. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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May
19
2015

New Report Shows Rural Infrastructure Needs Major Improvements

The national non-profit transportation research group TRIP released a new report today that shows the U.S. rural transportation system needs vast improvements. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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May
14
2015

America's Farmers & Ranchers Need TPA For Continued Export Growth

American agriculture has learned, changed and grown from opening up to trade. For example, last year alone, America’s farmers and ranchers exported more than 152 billion dollars-worth of food, fiber, feed and energy commodities and products to customers around the world. That provided the U.S. a positive net trade position in agricultural goods of 143 billion dollars over imports. Seanica Otterby has more.

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May
12
2015

TPP Negotiations Hinge On TPA Passage

The U.S. Senate voted 52 to 45 not to move forward on trade promotion authority legislation this (Tuesday) afternoon. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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May
7
2015

Desired Leadership Skills Revealed In Women In Ag Survey

The American Farm Bureau recently released its Women in Ag Survey. All women in agriculture, not just Farm Bureau members, were invited to participate, and nearly 2,000 did. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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May
5
2015

New Website Helps Farmers Take Action Regarding Biotechnology

The American Farm Bureau is rolling out a new website this week. Seanica Otterby has the story.

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