Conaway: GIPSA rule withdraw brings market freedom back

· October 17, 2017

The Trump administration has decided to withdraw a controversial Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyard Administration (GIPSA) interim final rule and Congressmen are pleased. House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee Chairman David Rouzer (NC-07) issued the following comments in response: “After nearly a decade of battling partisan and […]

Ag groups: Hear, hear for 180-day GIPSA extension

· April 12, 2017

The USDA announced Tuesday that there will be a 180-day extension effective date on GIPSA interim final rule and several ag groups approve. The Farmer Fair Practices Rules, written by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA), includes two proposed regulations and an interim final rule, the latter of which […]

NCBA speaks out against GIPSA rules

· December 15, 2016

The USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) announced new updates to a ruling aimed to protect farmers, but most livestock groups are not pleased, including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). Jeopardizing U.S. livestock producers, USDA released their final rulemaking on the 2010 Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Act. Tracy Brunner, National Cattlemen’s […]

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