USDA Scientists Testing New Cloud Seeding Technology

 

 

 

The dull drone of the engine buzzes the sky as a yellow air tractor sets its sights just below a cumulonimbus cloud puffing its cauliflower-shaped lungs toward the heavens. Mounted just off the wing’s trailing edges are rows of nozzles -- pistols ready to fire a positively charged mist of water into the sky. As the airplane feels the tug of the cloud’s updraft, the seeds of another Texas rain are sent charging through its core.

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Annual AG Labor Forum Coming Soon

Once again, the NWA is proud to support the annual AG Labo4 Forum, presented by our friends at FFVA.  Registration has opened for the 48th Annual Agricultural Labor Relations Forum Sept. 28-30 at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek. 

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NCAE: Farmworker Tax Issues Covered

Our friends at the National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) recently held a webinar featuring Mr. Bob Wunderle, the Director of La Posada Tax Clinic (A Low Income Taxpayer Clinic) located in Twin Falls, Idaho. 

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USCIS’ Pandemic Signature Policy is Now Permanent

 

USCIS announced that it will continue accepting copies of original signatures on all forms and documents. This makes permanent the temporary signature policy that USCIS announced in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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FDA Conducting Remote Regulatory Assessments

Prompted by the pandemic, the FDA began using ‘remote regulatory assessments’, which are ‘not’ truly inspections.  But, if you look at the recent draft Q&A Guidance, you’ll see that they go hand in hand with inspections.  FDA is seeking comment by 9/23.
Remote regulatory assessments (link) = https://www.fda.gov/media/160173/download Seeking comment by 9/23 =

 

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