Projects funded through this initiative must serve communities with fewer than 20,000 people with no broadband service or where service is slower than 10 megabits per second download and 1 mbps upload....
More good news this week! Corn futures gained on Friday after Chinese officials were said to be preparing to restart purchases of American supplies as soon as January in another sign that China is working on a lasting detente with the U.S.
Each tree has a theme! This year our Amarillo office is spreading cheer at work as well as to those in their community. Poinsettia plants, as well as a Christmas trees that our employees have decorated, will be distributed at a local nursing home for those who do not have family or regular visitors.
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Two of three hurdles met... House passes bill, Senate passes bill with a 369-47 vote and they are now sending the 2018 Farm Bill to the President's desk for signature. Stay tuned for more information from your trusted Farm Bill news source - ProAg.
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The U.S. Senate voted overwhelming Tuesday afternoon to finalize the new farm bill, the “Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” just a day after putting the finishing touches on the conference report.
The decision to bring the farm bill conference report to a quick vote was a surprise announcement by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and the bill was approved on an 87-13 vote.
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House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas, told reporters last night a final House vote is likely to be Thursday. A Senate vote could slip until next week, although Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., said he was working to accelerate consideration of the measure.
Leaders of the Senate and House Agriculture committees expressed confidence that the final bill would pass both chambers.
“We are very pleased to announce three new members of the ProAg family as we work to strengthen our organization, build agent relationships, better engage with our customers and lead with technology in the agriculture industry. Each of these individuals brings extensive experience and expertise to ProAg and the roles they have been hired to perform. Scott, Becky and Benji will enhance our already outstanding team and contribute to our continued success,” said Kendall Jones, ProAg’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Welcome to the ProAg team Scott, Becky and Benji!