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Trump names six U.S. governors as ag advisors

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump named 64 agriculture policy advisors on Tuesday, including the governors of Iowa and five other farm states and a former federal agriculture secretary. The announcement came as Trump, a New York businessman seeking his first elected office, looks to improve his standing among voters, particularly those […] Read more

North Dakotans put ‘corporate’ farming to vote

Reuters — North Dakotans are voting Tuesday in a referendum to repeal a law enacted last year that changed decades of family-farming rules in the state by allowing corporations to own and operate dairy and hog farms. The North Dakota Farmers Union and other groups that collected signatures to put the referendum on the ballot […] Read more