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  • NGFA, NAEGA Statement on Senate Agriculture Committee Approval of Legislation Reauthorizing U.S. Grain Standards Act: The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and North American Export Grain Association (NAEGA) today issued a joint statement following the Senate Agriculture Committee’s approval by a voice vote on May 21 of legislation that would reauthorize the U.S. Grain Standards Act for five years – through Sept. 30, 2020. Full Release –>
  • NGFA, AFIA Release OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Compliance Guide: The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) have released a hazard communication compliance guide for consideration and use by grain handling, feed, ingredient and processing facilities. With a June 1 implementation deadline approaching for compliance with major elements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s recently revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), the associations created the document to ensure the industry is prepared for updated compliance requirements. For more information, download the free, nearly 50-page document. Full Release –>
  • NGFA Reiterates Strong Support for STB Proposal to Make Weekly Rail Service Reporting by Class I Carriers Permanent: The NGFA on April 29 submitted so-called “reply comments” to the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) reiterating its strong support for the agency’s proposal to require Class I rail carriers to permanently report certain rail service performance data on a weekly basis. Full Release –>
 

KEY ISSUES

  • Biotechnology: The NGFA supports agricultural biotechnology and other scientific advancements that promote safe and abundant food and feed supply. Learn More –>
  • Transportation: NGFA advocates marketplace freedoms for all modes of transportation with proper safeguards to protect grain shippers/receivers, agricultural producers and the public when adequate competition does not exist. Learn More –>
  • Feed: The NGFA’s feed-related efforts address regulatory and legislative issues important to or affecting the feed and animal agriculture industry, focusing on feed and food safety through overall improvements in industry regulations and compliance. Learn More –>
  • Safety: The NGFA is committed to promoting safety and health in the workplace, and shares the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) commitment to protecting employees. Learn More –>
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