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Politics | 10/3/2013 8:34:42 AM
ROME, Oct. 3, 2013 - The outlook for global cereal supply in the 2013/14 marketing season remains generally favorable despite
Politics | 10/3/2013
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2013- The partial federal government shutdown that began Oct. 1 includes a branch of USDA that may impact livestock vaccine availability

Politics | 10/2/2013 5:45:18 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013 - House Democrats introduced comprehensive legislation reform legislation today which aims to provide a pathway
Politics | 10/2/2013 5:23:11 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2013 - A new farm bill analysis by the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute at the University of Missouri (FAPRI-MU) provides one of the first in-depth looks
Politics | 10/2/2013 12:17:12 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013- Futures market regulators and participants testified that certain elements of a rulemaking proposal issued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Politics | 10/2/2013 11:06:35 AM
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 2, 2013-Monsanto announced an agreement today to acquire data company The Climate Corporation for approximately
Politics | 10/2/2013 9:45:00 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2013- While some view the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as a welcome reprieve for rural communities with limited access to health care providers, others say it's a hasty overreach that could stifle competition and raise premium rates.
Politics | 10/1/2013 2:51:23 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2013 - The Food and Drug Administration said Monday that it is withdrawing prior approval for a number of arsenic-containing compounds that once were used
Politics | 10/1/2013 2:08:19 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2013 - Congress failed to avoid a federal government shutdown early this morning largely because of
Politics | 10/1/2013 11:01:16 AM

ROME, Oct. 1, 2013- Global hunger is on the decline, but roughly one in eight people, or 842 million still suffered from chronic hunger in 2011-13, according to a report released today.
Politics | 9/30/2013 11:31:32 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 - When the clock strikes midnight, it could be a one-two punch for the Department of Agriculture, with the expiration of the 2008 Farm Bill extension eclipsed only by an increasingly likely government shutdown.
Politics | 9/30/2013 9:09:53 PM

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2013 - As opponents take pot shots at the highly-respected World Food Prize for recognizing scientists who have helped feed millions
Politics | 9/30/2013 6:46:41 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 - USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced five percent reductions to commodity loan programs to accommodate the automatic funding reductions
Politics | 9/30/2013 4:27:11 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 - The Senate is expected today to address a possible government shutdown by considering a House-passed bill
Politics | 9/29/2013 6:30:04 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2013 - The value of U.S. agricultural exports has doubled over the past decade and growth in developing countries is expected to further
Politics | 9/28/2013 11:50:26 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2013 - A possible shutdown of the federal government moved closer to reality early Sunday as
Politics | 9/28/2013 2:53:51 PM

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2013 - The House took a step today toward a conference on the farm bill by
Politics | 9/28/2013 1:36:27 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2013 - The House took a step today toward a conference on the farm bill by
Politics | 9/27/2013 1:24:45 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2013 - The Senate approved legislation (H.J.Res.59) today, on a party-line 54-44 vote, to avert
Politics | 9/26/2013 7:54:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2013 - A seemingly innocuous change to organic substance review protocols by USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is drawing fire from
Politics | 9/26/2013 6:37:48 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2013 - The Senate is expected Friday to approve legislation (H.J.Res.59) aimed at avoiding
Politics | 9/26/2013 2:36:18 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2013- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved three new biotechnology innovations today, including Monsanto's glyphosate resistant canola
Politics | 9/26/2013 11:13:04 AM
BALTIMORE, Md., Sep. 26, 2013-The United States and Japan today announced that beginning January 1, 2014, organic products certified in Japan or in the United States may be
Politics | 9/25/2013 8:52:50 PM
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V., Sept. 25, 2013 - Despite the fact that researchers have made great strides in plant breeding, there's not been enough attention paid to conserving and maintaining the world's most important food crops in seed banks
Politics | 9/25/2013 5:50:38 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 - The Senate overcame a procedural hurdle today, with a 100-0 vote, to advance a continuing resolution
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