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NAWG Weekly Updates

The 2019 NAWG/USW Winter Conference is scheduled for February 12-15, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in downtown Washington, D.C. As a result, NAWG will not be sending out its weekly updates. The agenda for the conference can be found  here. NAWG Participants in BNSF Annual Meeting On February 6, 2018, NAWG VP of Policy…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, December 20, 2019

Due to the holiday season, this is the last week for NAWG’s daily updates until Thursday, January 10, 2018. PRESS RELEASE: NAWG Applauds President Trump Signing the 2018 Farm Bill into Law Today, President Trump officially signed The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, commonly known as the Farm Bill, into law. The signing ceremony was…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, November 15, 2018

Apply for the Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship! – Deadline is December 1, 2018! The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) is proud to announce that applications for the Jerry Minore Memorial Scholarship are now being accepted. NWF and chemical company, BASF, partner together each year to award four scholarships to students pursuing agriculture-related degrees. Read the Foundation’s recent blog highlighting testimonials…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, September 13, 2018

NAWG PRESS RELEASE: Wheat Growers Travel to Washington to Talk Farm Bill and Trade NAWG wrapped up its annual policy fly-in today. NAWG Officers and wheat farmers from its 21 states across the country arrived on Tuesday to talk with Congressional Members and USDA representatives on NAWG’s priorities for the Farm Bill conference process as…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, August 16, 2018

USDA Solicits New Sites for Research Agencies On August 15, the USDA issued a federal register notice eliciting comments from “state and local governments, industry, academia, interested parties and organizations (about) potential locations that would accommodate the construction and/or lease and operation of a NIFA and/or ERS headquarters facility.” On August 9th, the USDA announced…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, April 26, 2018

Wheat Attends NAFB Washington Watch 2018 On April 23, 2018, NAWG and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) hosted a table at the National Association of Farm Broadcaster (NAFB)’s Annual Washington Watch Issues Forum held at the Holiday Inn Capitol in Washington, D.C. NAFB had more than 30 farm broadcasters registered. NAWG Vice President Ben Scholz and…

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Inside NAWG with President Jimmie Musick…

April 24, 2018 (The BARN / FarmCast Radio – Briggsdale, CO) April 24, 2018 – Joining FarmCast Radio and the Colorado Ag News Network is Jimmie Musick, President of the National Association of Wheat Growers discussing several topics including: Current Wheat Conditions US House version of the 2018 Farm Bill US Senate’s version of the 2018 Farm…

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NAWG Weekly Updates, April 12, 2018

NAWG PRESS RELEASE: NAWG Responds to the House Committee on Agriculture’s Release of its 2018 Farm Bill Text On April 12, 2019, the House Committee on Agriculture released its language for its version of the 2018 Farm Bill. Read NAWG President Jimmie Musick’s statement in response. NAWG is currently reviewing the text and will continue to work with Members…

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Scott Swenson Elected to NWF Board

Scott Swenson, Elbow Lake, MN has been elected as a director for the National Wheat Foundation (NWF) board during the NAWG meetings at Commodity Classic in San Antonio, TX. Swenson (left) is with Phil McClain, NWF Board Chairman.

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