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Sep 12

Farm, Ethanol Groups Urge President Trump to Restore Integrity to RFS, Allow Year-Round E15 Sales

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2018 Farm, Ethanol Groups Urge President Trump to Restore Integrity to RFS, Allow Year-Round E15 Sales WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a letter to President Trump today, the American Farm Bureau Federation, National Corn Growers Association, National Farmers Union, National Sorghum Producers, American Coalition for Ethanol, Growth Energy, and Renewable Fuels Association urged […]

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Sep 4

 NSP Board Elects Officers, Appoints New Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2018  NSP Board Elects Officers, Appoints New Directors WICHITA, KS—The National Sorghum Producers board of directors elected officers and appointed four new individuals to the board during its annual August board meeting. NSP board member Dan Atkisson of Stockton, Kansas, was elected chairman. Don Bloss of Pawnee City, Nebraska, is […]

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Aug 27

USDA Announces Trade Relief Funds for Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2018  USDA Announces Trade Relief Funds for Farmers  WASHINGTON, DC –U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, accompanied by other USDA officials, announced details today on the $12 billion package to help farmers offset trade damage from unjustified retaliation by foreign nations. Through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) in the […]

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Aug 24

NSP Welcomes Nu Life Market as Industry Partner

NSP Welcomes Nu Life Market as Industry Partner LUBBOCK, Texas – National Sorghum Producers is pleased to welcome Nu Life Market as a new Bronze level sponsor in the NSP Industry Partner program. Nu Life Market is a leader in the industry providing high quality flour and grain sorghum products from farms to families. Nu […]

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Aug 10

NSP Statement on Chlorpyrifos Ruling

NSP Statement on Chlorpyrifos Ruling LUBBOCK, TX—On August 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit court issued a decision to vacate the Environmental Protection Agency order maintaining tolerances for the pesticide chlorpyrifos, and remanded to the EPA with directions to revoke all tolerances and cancel all registrations for chlorpyrifos within 60 days. […]

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Jul 24

EPA Approves Sorghum Oil Pathway

EPA Approves Sorghum Oil Pathway Pathway clears the way for biodiesel plants to produce advanced biofuel from sorghum oil extracted at ethanol plants WASHINGTON, DC—Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler approved sorghum oil as an eligible feedstock under the Renewable Fuel Standard during a signing event today at EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C., with National […]

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Jul 24

USDA Offers Trade Relief Funds to Farmers

USDA Offers Trade Relief Funds to Farmers WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Sorghum Producers Legislative Committee Chairman and board director Dan Atkisson, a sorghum farmer from Stockton, Kansas, made the following statement in response to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s announcement today regarding trade relief payments for farmers through the Market Facilitation Program. “National […]

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Jun 28

Roberts Successfully Pushes Senate Farm Bill Across Finish Line

For more information: Jennifer Blackburn External Affairs Director National Sorghum Producers jennifer@sorghumgrowers.com (806) 749-3478 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2018 Roberts Successfully Pushes Senate Farm Bill Across Finish Line WASHINGTON, DC – National Sorghum Producers applauds Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) for his leadership leading to Senate passage today of H.R. 2, the […]

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Jun 22

Conaway Secures House Farm Bill Passage

For more information, contact: Delanie Crist Communications Coordinator National Sorghum Producers delanie@sorghumgrowers.com (806) 749-3478 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2018 Conaway Secures House Farm Bill Passage LUBBOCK, Texas – National Sorghum Producers appreciates the hard work Chairman Conaway and the House Agriculture Committee have done to create a strong farm bill for rural America. H.R. […]

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Jun 15

China Hits U.S. Agriculture with Retaliation

For more information, contact: Delanie Crist Communications Coordinator National Sorghum Producers delanie@sorghumgrowers.com (806) 749-3478   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018  China Hits U.S. Agriculture with Retaliation LUBBOCK, Texas —China placed a 25 percent retaliatory tariff on multiple U.S. goods, including sorghum. The retaliatory tariff also applies to U.S. soybeans, cotton, wheat, vegetables, beef, pork […]

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