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Trump budget would allow sale of wild horses for slaughter
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and other interests have been urging BLM for years to allow sales of wild horses.

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Trump’s food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress
Republicans are still eying cuts to the program, but none as large as what Trump has proposed.
Purdue defends budget’s food stamp cuts to angry Democrats
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending the Trump administration's proposal to cut $191 billion from food stamps over the next 10 years
Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs
Both Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt portray the environmental agency as a job-killing federal bureaucracy.
Ag groups on NAFTA: Modernize, don’t jeopardize
U.S. farm organizations are anxious about losing ground in NAFTA negotiations.
Lawsuit challenges lifting of Argentinian lemon ban
Lawsuit challenges lifting of Argentinian lemon ban
A lawsuit filed by U.S. citrus growers claims that USDA unlawfully decided to allow imports of Argentinian lemons due to foreign policy considerations rather than pest and disease risk.
Food stamps, Medicaid on chopping block in Trump’s budget
Trump’s blueprint for the 2018 budget year includes reductions to benefit programs such as Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies.
Why Trump’s combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous
Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous
Kansas wheat farmers still assessing blizzard damage
Kansas wheat farmers still assessing blizzard damage
An estimated 1 million to 2 million acres of wheat in eastern Colorado, western Kansas and the northern Texas are at risk.
Group lodges complaint against HSUS, Whole Foods
Group lodges complaint against HSUS, Whole Foods
The pro-industry Center for Consumer Freedom says HSUS is using charitable funds to benefit the interests of Whole Foods, whose CEO sits on the HSUS board of directors.
Bill seeks to double export promotions
A bill doubling the $200 million USDA spends annually on agricultural export promotions over five years has been introduced by Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Wash. He and a Democratic co-sponsor of Maine say it’s needed to stay competitive in global markets.

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