Washington Wrap-Up

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By Lacie Dotterweich, Policy Intern, NASDA

Last week, NASDA and dairy industry stakeholders asked President Trump to take action on Canadian dairy. Additionally, NASDA hosted a reception honoring AgriCorp. Here’s the review:

  • NASDA and dairy organizations sent a letter to President Trump asking him to take action against Canada’s disregard for NAFTA trade obligations.
  • The Senate Agriculture Committee will hold a farm bill hearing on May 6 at a Michigan State University research and extension center, focusing on specialty crops, organics, and urban farming.
  • APHIS-Wildlife Services has suspended the use of M-44 sodium cyanide in Idaho.
  • NASDA, National 4-H Council, FFA, and American Farm Bureau Federation held a reception to honor AgriCorps