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Confectioners support DOJ challenge to sugar merger

After the Justice Department announced it has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit to stop United States Sugar Corp. from acquiring its rival, Imperial Sugar Co., the National Confectioners Association, which represents candy companies that use…


Vietnam to eliminate US wheat import tariff

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Today’s announcement that Vietnam’s government will eliminate a 3 percent tariff on U.S. wheat imports effective Dec. 30, 2021, is welcome news to producers at home and their customers and wheat food…


Biden administration extends trucking waiver

The Biden administration has extended a waiver for commercial truckers from the federal Hours of Service regulation through Feb. 28, 2022, the National Pork Producers Council said in a news release today, Nov. 29.


NCGA: Court to review fertilizer brief

The U.S. Court of International Trade this week said that it will review an amicus brief submitted by the National Corn Growers Association and other ag groups in a case it’s considering on tariffs of…



Agriculture students compete in FFA range judging

High school agriculture students from across eastern Colorado competed this fall in the state FFA Range Judging and Plant Identification contest held on Oct. 13 at the Seibert Community Center. This youth educational event was…


OSHA vaccine mandate exempts outdoor employees

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s emergency temporary standard (ETS) for a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for larger, private employers released today exempts employees working outdoors and won’t take effect until Jan. 4, which is after…



Country Christmas Gift Guide

We all have farmers and ranchers on our Christmas list and since we can’t gift them better weather, we are tasked with finding a gift they will appreciate… and don’t already own. Luckily, there are...