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Politics | 12/11/2013 2:21:04 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a public-private partnership to advance the development of the first U.S. commercial facility producing cellulosic nanomaterial
Politics | 12/10/2013 4:24:24 PM
OSAGE BEACH, MO. December 9, 2013 - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced that his office is preparing to sue the state of California because of the state's new law which sets

Politics | 12/10/2013 1:10:14 PM
WASHINGTON, December 10, 2013-Unsold supplies of U.S. corn before the 2014 harvest will total 1.792 billion bushels, down 5 percent from the month-ago estimate
Politics | 12/9/2013 7:49:46 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 - Negotiations between farm bill conferees will intensify this week as the congressional clock ticks down and while stakeholders maintain hope
Politics | 12/6/2013 1:40:34 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2013 - Six-term U.S. Senator and Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Committee Thad Cochran, R-Miss., announced he will seek reelection
Politics | 12/6/2013 9:24:15 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2013 - CropLife Foundation (CLF) today released a report extolling the benefits of seed treatments, which
Politics | 12/5/2013 7:00:30 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 - Negotiations over a long-term farm bill are rolling into next week as top congressional conferees continued to work today to piece togethe
Politics | 12/5/2013 6:39:27 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013-As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) heard testimony regarding the proposed Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) reductions for 2014, top lobbyists for the nation's two largest general farm organizations questioned the root of the agency's
Politics | 12/5/2013 6:32:04 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013-- Canadian agriculture minister Gerry Ritz said his country is serious about seeking retaliatory tariffs if the United States fails to change its country-of-origin meat labeling law
Politics | 12/5/2013 12:19:59 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 - USDA announced today it is terminating the leafy green marketing agreement (LGMA), even after
Politics | 12/5/2013 11:25:39 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 - Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, arrived at the Farm Journal Forum today with two speeches in mind
Politics | 12/5/2013 7:55:01 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 - The farm bill is coming closer to completion but may not
Politics | 12/5/2013
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2013 - Negotiations over a long-term farm bill are rolling into next week as top congressional conferees continued to work today to piece together a deal WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013-Rural and agricultural interests on both sides of the debate previewed their arguments today in advance

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013- The CEO of Ducks Unlimited, Dale Hall, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pushed Congress to complete a five-year farm bill with a strong conservation title as soon as possible
Politics | 12/4/2013 12:57:49 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 - The top four farm bill conferees are likely to meet again Thursday after holding a short meeting
Politics | 12/4/2013 10:20:58 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013-Two University of Illinois researchers say any modifications Congress might make to the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) should be
Politics | 12/4/2013 10:12:09 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA plans to provide rural electric cooperatives up to
Politics | 12/4/2013 6:24:06 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013-- Educating the general public and Washington decision makers about the innovations of plant science is vital for the sector to achieve potential solutions to global challenges such as feeding a large population with fewer resources, says the president of the
Politics | 12/4/2013 4:19:51 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013--The top farm bill conferees are expected to huddle again today to attempt to iron out differences between the House and Senate versions in a mad dash to approve long-term legislation
Politics | 12/3/2013 7:52:35 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 - EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said today she intends to push Chinese officials on their
Politics | 12/3/2013 10:21:17 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 - USDA and EPA announced today an expanded partnership to support water
Politics | 12/2/2013 8:23:52 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 - Top farm bill conferees continued today to express optimism about getting legislation done
Politics | 12/2/2013 5:01:18 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 - Negotiations over a long-term farm bill are likely to intensify this week as House lawmakers return to town and top conferees huddle
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