Thursday, December 6, 2018/Categories: General News, Ag Conferences, Today's Top 5, People in Ag, Livestock, National News, International
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow imports of U.S. beef and beef products into Morocco. 2018 is the first year that U.S. beef exporters have access to Morocco’s market under the terms of the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement (FTA).Read the full statement from USTR here.
Montana Stockgrowers Association leaders are in Washington D.C. this week and met with Ambassador Doud about the trade agreement. This is a developing story.
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New legislation by Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi would give states and local entities more of a say when federal agencies are proposing regulations that could have significant ramifications.
Some pretty lofty goals in the Green New Deal, but what exactly are they proposing and how will they work “collaboratively with farmers and ranchers”?
A bill introduced in the Montana House helps define "cell-cultured proteins."