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GIPSA: Inner Workings of the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Adm. – DTN

GIPSA: Inner Workings of the USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Adm. – DTN

👤By Mary Kennedy, DTN Cash Grains Analyst 🕔Sep 19, 2017

The Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) is the “watchdog” that ensures all grain loaded onto ships or rail to be exported out of the United States grades according to standards established by the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) and

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Ag Sec Confirmation Expected as USDA Faces Trump Budget Slashes – DTN

Ag Sec Confirmation Expected as USDA Faces Trump Budget Slashes – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 19, 2017

It’s likely Sonny Perdue will be up to speed on the issues facing agriculture if the Senate follows through and votes to confirm Perdue early next week. That’s the expectation of Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, who told reporters on Tuesday

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Livestock and Poultry: “Regulatory Freeze” Puts GIPSA Rules on Ice – Commentary

Livestock and Poultry: “Regulatory Freeze” Puts GIPSA Rules on Ice – Commentary

👤By Harwood D. Schaffer and Daryll E. Ray, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center 🕔Apr 12, 2017

This past December the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) issued an “interim final rule; request for comments” titled, “Scope of Sections 202(a) and (b) of the Packers and Stockyards Act [PS Act],” and two proposed rules, “Poultry Grower

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Livestock Producers and Industry Divided Over USDA Proposed Rules – DTN

Livestock Producers and Industry Divided Over USDA Proposed Rules – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Major livestock and meatpacker groups on Friday (3/27/2017) called on USDA to withdraw proposed rule changes to the Packers and Stockyards Act.   The extended comment period ended Friday for an interim final rule and proposed rules under the Grain

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‘Farmer Fair Practices Rules’ Passage Sets Off Hailstorm of Controversy – DTN

‘Farmer Fair Practices Rules’ Passage Sets Off Hailstorm of Controversy – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Dec 15, 2016

The visceral political fights over livestock marketing rules will carry into the Trump administration as reaction to USDA’s release of three rules on Wednesday ranged from all-out praise from some farm groups to condemnations of political retribution by other groups.

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USDA: Poultry Farmers to Benefit from Farmers Fair Practices Rules

USDA: Poultry Farmers to Benefit from Farmers Fair Practices Rules

👤From USDA 🕔Dec 14, 2016

Today, the USDA is taking some major steps forward to protect farmers – including swine, beef cattle, and especially poultry growers – from unfair treatment by the often much larger processors who purchase their fully grown hogs, cattle, and chickens. These

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