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(Bloomberg) — President Trump’s executive order on agriculture will focus on “how we can move the economic needle” for agriculture, White House agriculture adviser Ray Starling says during remarks at North American Agricultural Journalists conference.

  • Says “there is regulation that is not accomplishing the objective it was meant to accomplish”
  • Order will examine regulations affecting farmers over 180 days, with emphasis on EPA, Interior, Labor, FDA rules; less so USDA, with which farmers are more satisfied: Starling
  • NOTE: Trump to issue order tomorrow at 3pm
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