Monthly Archives: September 2018

Farm Bureau Asks Federal Court to Halt WOTUS Rule Nationwide

The American Farm Bureau Federation and a coalition of business groups have filed a motion in federal district court in Georgia asking it to expand its prior order delaying implementation of the flawed 2015 Waters of the U.S. rule in 11 states. The coalition asked that the United States District Court for the Southern District […]

US, Canada Continue To Clash Over NAFTA

US and Canadian officials have expressed frustration about failure to finish renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., said Congress is running out of patience with Canada, while Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would prefer no deal to accepting a bad one. Read more here, here and here.

Ag Secretary Wants Congress To Pass Guest-Worker Program

According to POLITICO, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue wants Congress to pass an immigration bill overhauling the H-2A agricultural guest-worker program, even though major agriculture groups in the West oppose the measure. “There is some dispute about it from our Western brethren over whether it addresses all the issues,” the secretary acknowledged at a conference hosted […]

Don’t Forget To Register For MWFPA’s Sporting Clay Shoot!

Last year’s event raised $6,000 enabling us to provide $17,000 in scholarships to the children of association members pursuing any type of education beyond high school.   October 11, 2018    Caribou Gun Club  30649 380th Street, Le Sueur, MN Whether you are a life-long firearms enthusiast or a newcomer to the shooting sports, MWFPA’s […]