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February 2017
NCC Grateful for Trump’s Special Assistant Appointment 02/27/2017
The NCC appreciates President Donald Trump’s appointment of Ray Starling to the position of Special Assistant to the President for Agriculture, Trade and Food Assistance.
Rebuilding Nation’s Infrastructure Urged 02/24/2017
The NCC joined more than two hundred organizations from across the country on a letter to President Donald Trump encouraging him to prioritize rebuilding rural America’s infrastructure.
NCC Comments on FDA Animal Feed Rule Guidance 02/24/2017
The NCC and the National Cotton Ginners Association, along with eight other state and regional gin associations, filed comments with the FDA on their guidance titled, “Classification of Activities as Harvesting, Packing, Holding, or Manufacturing/Processing for Farms and Facilities.”
Don't Undermine 2018 Farm Bill Development (142k pdf) 02/21/2017
The NCC was among numerous organizations which signed onto a February 21 letter to key House and Senate budget and appropriations committee leaders urging them to reject calls for additional cuts to policies within the jurisdiction of the House and Senate agriculture committees.
NCC Applauds Scott Pruitt Confirmation 02/17/2017
NCC Applauds Scott Pruitt Confirmation
NCC Submits Comments on ESA Reform 02/17/2017
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing to discuss reforming the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and the NCC submitted comments for the record on the issues of registration delays, lack of water in the western states due to ESA restrictions, and the unscientific process used to list the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee.
Letter Conveys Support for H.R. 953 02/17/2017
The NCC joined more than 100 organizations on a letter House Agriculture Committee members urging congressional support for the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017 (H.R. 953).
Letter Urges White House Focus on Rural Issues 02/10/2017
The NCC, along with a number of other agricultural organizations, sent a letter to President Trump urging him to designate a senior member of the White House staff and/or an Office of Rural Policy to focus specifically on issues affecting rural America.
Support Letter Urges Swift Perdue Confirmation 02/03/2017
More than 600 groups from across the agriculture community, including the NCC, signed onto a letter sent to the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee urging that Committee to support and encourage an expeditious confirmation of Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be USDA Secretary.
EPA Publishes Regulatory Freeze List 02/03/2017
EPA published in the Federal Register a list of 30 regulations it believes fall under the regulatory freeze initiated by President Trump’s executive order, “Regulatory Freeze Pending Review.”