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OFW Law Welcomes John Dillard, AFOA General Counsel, as Principal Attorney

The Principals of Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz (OFW Law) are pleased to welcome John Dillard as a Principal of the firm.  John joined OFW Law as an associate in 2012 and is in the firm’s Agriculture, Food, Litigation, and International Trade practice.  In this role, he has counseled and represented food manufacturers, restaurants, farming […]

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The health benefits of coconut oil have been challenged by the American Heart Association and other organizations in recent years   The Falling CoconutCoconut oil prices have fallen as demand has taken a hit.Source: World Bank .a metric ton2016’17’187008009001,0001,1001,2001,3001,4001,5001,6001,7001,8001,900$2,000 May 2016x$1,439.50 a metric ton 40 Comments By Lucy Craymer Updated Jan. 7, 2019 2:55 a.m. […]

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Former AFOA board member Stephen Borstad

Stephen Borstad Service Information Former AFOA board member Stephen “Steve” Borstad, age 65, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017, at the Mayo Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at the Riverside Church in Hutchinson. Interment will be in the Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson. […]

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Amendment to Tallow Export Rule #31 in Effect December 1, 2015

Tallow Export Rule 31 Amendment:   RESOLVED, that the second paragraph of Rule 31 of this Association’s Trading Rules for Animal Tallow and Grease: Export Contract be, and it hereby is, amended to read as follows, effective December 1, 2015. “Should shipment be delayed by fire, strike, lockout, riot, revolution, prohibition to export or any executive […]

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Demurrage Liability — Comments from the Assn of American Railroads before STB

Section of report attached   The attached is an excerpt from a publicly available document . The attached is not the full document, but rather the section that contains the summary. The following is a link to the Surface Transportation Board website that contains the full discussion regarding this new proposed law: http://www.stb.dot.gov/decisions/readingroom.nsf/WebDecisionID/42239?OpenDocument#_ftnref19

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