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How does US ag industry feel about trade tension with China?

We asked industry experts to tell us what they think about the trade war
With talk of a trade war erupting between China and the United States, WATTAgNet asked several agribusiness industry experts to explain how they see the developments affecting their business. We asked them: How do you see the trade war with China affecting the U.S. animal feed industry?
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Herbruck’s: Building egg farm a ‘complex process’

Company remains focused on establishing a cage-free egg operation in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania
Nearly two years after Herbruck’s Poultry Ranch announced its intent to build an egg-production facility in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, the company is patiently waiting to start construction.
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Senators: Marfrig’s planned National Beef buy needs review

Four ag committee members say recent acquisitions of U.S. agribusiness companies by foreign interests and Marfrig’s implication in Operation Weak flesh are causes for concern
Four members of the U.S. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry are pushing for the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to review Brazil’s Marfrig Global Foods’ planned purchase of the majority of the shares of National Beef Packing Co.
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Arizona governor signs egg grading bill into law

Under bill, eggs could still be graded as AA in Arizona 45 days after they are candled
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed into law a bill that would change the amount of time between when an egg is candled and sold, and still be able to be labeled with the AA grade.
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Allen Harim deboning facility plans again delayed

County board of adjustment wants all members present for vote
Action on Allen Harim Foods’ plans to use a portion of its building in Millsboro, Delaware, as a chicken deboning facility have again been delayed by the Sussex County Board of Adjustment.
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