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Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Actions to Strengthen Food Supply Chains, Level the Playing Field for Growers, and Lower Prices for American Consumers

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WASHINGTON, May 26, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced more support, resources, and new rules that will strengthen the American food supply chain, promote fair and competitive agricultural markets, prevent abuse of farmers by poultry processors and make prices fairer for farmers and American consumers.

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Statement from Secretary Vilsack on Ongoing Violence in America

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WASHINGTON, May 25, 2022 – “Another massacre in America. A statement that is all too common and one we all wish to never speak again. Last week it was a church in California and a grocery store in Buffalo. Yesterday, it was an elementary school in Texas. It’s enough. We cannot and should not be…

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A curious case of Dr. Copper

The article examines recent copper price and how to hedge the price moves, given the market’s consideration of the widely used base metal as a reliable barometer of the economic cycles.

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USDA Announces Additional Farm Service Agency and Rural Development State Directors

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WASHINGTON, May 19, 2022 – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regional positions, including one Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director and one Rural Development (RD) State Director. “I am thrilled we continue to add state directors to be the face of USDA programs in…

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