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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Peterson, Yoho, and Marshall lead letter in support of regulatory flexibility for livestock haulers

“Current hours of service regulations do not accommodate the unique needs of livestock haulers. This petition will allow them to deliver agricultural products to market more effectively while maintaining their proven record of safety.”
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Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Administration Takes Peterson’s Advice on Year-round E15

Following the announcement today of year-round sales of fuel blends containing 15 percent ethanol, or E15, House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member and Congressional Biofuels Caucus Co-Chair Collin Peterson, D-Minn., welcomed the news and pushed for legislation to make progress on renewable fuels more permanent.

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Monday, October 01, 2018

Peterson Statement on Renegotiated NAFTA

"While this agreement does not end Canada’s supply management policies, this agreement includes provisions that will help dairy farmers in Minnesota and nationwide with less trade distorting exports during the current downturn in the farm economy."

 

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Senate and House Ag Committee Leaders: We Are Still at the Table

“Each of us is still at the negotiating table, and we remain committed to working together on a Farm Bill. Our conversations are productive, and progress toward an agreement is taking shape. We are going to get this right.”

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

House Agriculture Committee Holds Roundtable with Doud, McKinney to Discuss Ag Trade Agenda

 “We know the angst in farm country right now. Between low prices, droughts, flooding, hurricanes and the retaliatory tariffs of our trading partners – there is hurt in the heartland..."

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