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More than 200 Preregistered to Attend NGFA/Grain Journal Safety, Health, Environmental Conference July 27-28

WASHINGTON — More than 200 industry members already have preregistered to attend the Safety, Health and Environmental Quality Conference on July 27-28 being conducted jointly for the second consecutive year by the National Grain and Feed Association and the grain industry trade publication, Grain Journal. A major focus of the conference, to be conducted at […]

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NGFA Urges CFTC to Exempt Non-Financial End Users from Swap Margin, Capital Requirements

WASHINGTON — The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) has submitted a statement to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) urging that the agency clarify its proposed regulations by expressly excluding non-financial end users, including agricultural hedgers, from the margin and capital requirements that would apply to swap dealers and major swap participants. The nation’s […]

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NGFA Supports CFTC’s Proposed Action to Extend Dodd-Frank Deadline for Implementing Swaps Provisions

WASHINGTON — The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) has submitted a statement strongly supporting the proposed action by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to avert possible disruption of important off-exchange agricultural options-based marketing tools utilized by agricultural hedgers and producers. The nation’s largest trade association comprising commercial hedgers of grains, oilseeds, feed and […]

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