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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
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
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
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
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
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
With last week’s announcement of the final rules for the Agriculture Risk Coverage Program and the Price Loss Coverage Program, farmers and landowners can now begin the process of sign-up for risk protection under the new farm law. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the USDA is ready for what promises to be a challenging task for FSA staff and the nation’s crop farmers. Vilsack has a wish list for the upcoming lame duck session of congress and says ongoing trade talks with the Japanese have implications far beyond the Trans-Pacific Partnership.