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Day ahead – Dec. 13, 2019: Trade, spending developments, Hahn vote, Hemp rule comments

Lots of news as Washington lurches toward Christmas; Stephen Hahn won final approval as the next FDA commissioner; Farm Bureau asks for more time to comment on USDA hemp rule

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Reports Thursday (Dec. 12) signaled major progress in US-China talks and on a Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 spending agreement. Meanwhile, the Senate approved Stephen Hahn’s nomination to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the American Farm Bureau Federation called for more time to comment on USDA’s hemp production rule.


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