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Pakistan MB Fumigation

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NAEGA is now advising the U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regarding the detection of weed seeds and bacteria in shipments of soybeans and soybean products to Pakistan. Over the last couple of weeks APHIS has been in contact with the Pakistan Department of Plant Protection (DPP) regarding…

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Lighthizer Confirmation Letter

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This week, NAEGA signed a letter organized by the U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialogue for Trade that calls for the Senate to confirm Robert Lighthizer, President Trump’s nominee for U.S. Trade Representative. The letter highlights the importance of international trade as a part of the U.S. economy and emphasizes the…

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Chinese Cochran Fellows

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On April 20 NAEGA welcomed a group of nine Chinese plant protection and quarantine officials currently touring the U.S. as part of the USDA’s Cochran Fellowship. The fellows, all officials at the Chinese General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine are in the U.S. to learn how U.S. inspection…

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IGTC Working Visit – India

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IGTC Secretariat Katy Lee and NAEGA Contractor Patrick Hayden are back from their travel to India to attend the Global Grain, Food and Feed Conference (G2F2) and meet with members, governments and other industry stakeholders. A copy of their trip report is now available. While in New Delhi and Mumbai,…

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New Member Directory

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A new version of the NAEGA Membership Directory is now available. Please take a look and let us know if you have any additions to changes. A copy of the Directory can always be found on the Homepage of the NAEGA “Members Only” website.

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NAEGA/IGTC Meetings – Beijing, China

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NAEGA President and CEO Gary Martin is back from Beijing, China where he engaged on multiple NAEGA and IGTC priorities with government and industry stakeholders. These priorities included the IPPC’s ISPM for Grain and ePhyto system, the World Bank’s Enabling the Business of Agriculture Project, production technology and Decree 177….

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IGTC Newsletter

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The April IGTC Newsletter is now available! Read reports of recent IGTC activity around the world, including a report on Gary’s outreach activities in China, GLI’s 2017 meeting and an update on the IPPC’s ePhyto hub.  Check it out here!

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IGTC Newsletter

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The March IGTC Newsletter is now available! Read reports of recent IGTC activity around the world, including a report on Low Level Presence from meetings in Argentina and member outreach to CIARA-CEC in Buenos Aires. This addition also includes a call for participation in the IGTC’s MRL Policy Team. Check…

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U.S. Food and Ag Dialogue for Trade

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On Thursday, March 30 the U.S. Food and Ag Dialogue for Trade, which NAEGA holds a leadership position in, met at Arent Fox, LLP in Washington, DC. The U.S. Food and Ag Dialogue is an off-the-record, open forum for discussing trade issues that affect the U.S. food and agribusiness industry….

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DBTG Operational and Technical Seminar

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On March 26-31 NAEGA Senior Advisor Jerry Cotter and Director of Operations Ryan Olson travelled to Gijon and Santander, Spain to attend the Dry Bulk Terminal Group’s (DBTG) Spring Operational and Technical Seminar and Executive Committee (ExComm) Meeting. As part of the meetings in Gijon, Jerry and Ryan toured the…

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