facebook twitter LinkedIn logo

Newsletter Archives 2011

November/December, 2011

  • NAMA releases flour production report for the first time
  • NAMA supports use of Dietary Guidelines for school meals
  • NAMA calls on Congress to restore confidence in the futures markets
  • United Nations approves NAMA’s 2013 methyl bromide exemption
  • NAMA visits member mills
  • Cooperation, collaboration key themes in ARS workshop attended by NAMA
  • Karnal bunt restrictions on wheat planting in California dropped
  • President signs FY 2012 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
  • USDA announces plans to cut the timeline of reviewing and approving petitions to deregulate biotech traits
  • Mandatory cuts in government spending to heavily impact discretionary programs
  • Dietary fiber amounts in whole-grain soft wheat flours newly examined
  • Clinton nominates Cousin for WFP executive director post
  • Japan and Canada indicate interest in joining TPP trade agreement
  • Save the dates for the March Division Meeting and May Leadership Meeting
  • NAMA member Art Loeffler appointed to the newly created Michigan Wheat Promotion Committee

October 2011

  • NAMA successful in getting IWG to rethink advertising guidelines
  •  NAMA, food and ag associations oppose FDA user fees
  • NAMA and coalition advocate reauthorization of anti-terrorism standards and reducing regulatory burdens
  • NAMA Board approves budget for Washington intern experience
  • NAMA request for 2013 methyl bromide CUE passes UN review
  • NAMA urges Super Committee to support ag research
  • NAMA supported FTAs are passed and signed
  • Changing tide of attitudes toward Conservation Reserve Program
  • Group challenges labeling of GM foods
  • NAMA applauds appointment of National Program Leader to lead wheat research efforts
  • ARS scientists identify stem rust-resistant wheat land acres

September 2011

  • NAMA and the Grain Chain refute the outrageous claims in the Wheat Belly
  • NAMA urges rejection of FDA user fees
  • NAMA requests CUE for methyl bromide
  • Senate sends another sulfuryl fluoride letter to EPA
  • NAMA weighs in on food safety preventive controls
  • U.S. government funding issues
  • NAMA joins coalition in recommending appropriate compensation for cross contaminated crops
  • Congress introduces ag research legislation
  • NAMA President appointed to ATAC
  • NAMA meets with Philippine millers
  • Federal District Court rules in biotech corn lawsuit
  • Viterra promotes Karl Gerrand to Chief Operating Officer – Processing
  • The Mennel Milling Company promotes Ford Mennel to Assistant to the President
  • CORE scientist wins award
  • USDA scientists use commercial enzyme to improve grain ethanol production
  • NAMA’s Technical Committee meets in Chicago
  • Lyndsey Valentine joins NAMA staff
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

1400 Crystal Drive, Suite 650      Arlington, VA 22202      TEL: 202.484.2200      FAX: 202.488.7416
Non-Discrimination Statement | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Login