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Politics | 12/27/2013 12:35:47 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 27, 2013 - Thirteen senators recently wrote a letter to Senate Agriculture Committee leaders expressing concerns about the potential impacts of
Politics | 12/27/2013 12:15:16 PM
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 27, 2013 - Dave White, former chief of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, has been honored by U.S. rice producers for his innovative

Politics | 12/27/2013 9:56:09 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 27, 2013 - President Obama signed into law a two-year budget bill (H.J. Res. 59) that will avoid
Politics | 12/27/2013
WASHINGTON, Dec. 27, 2013 - Larry Pope, president and chief executive officer of Smithfield Foods Inc., the largest U.S. pork producer, recently told analysts that despite
Politics | 12/26/2013 6:39:34 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 26, 2013 - USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS) forecasts food price inflation will increase in 2014
Politics | 12/26/2013 6:27:49 PM
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 26, 2013 - High beef prices are expected to continue into 2014 as supply will remain tight, driven by lower feed costs, herd rebuilding in the United States, and
Politics | 12/25/2013 6:12:27 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24, 2013 - USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has issued a movement permit to one Mr. S. Claus of the North Pole
Politics | 12/24/2013 10:17:44 AM
YWASHINGTON, Dec. 24, 2013 - The USDA is giving the public an extra 60 days to comment on its plan for strengthening agricultural coexistence
Politics | 12/23/2013 5:31:44 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2013 - Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Senate president pro tempore, recently said he expects a "comprehensive and balanced farm bill" to be concluded
Politics | 12/23/2013 2:07:47 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2013 - (Duck Dynasty) star Alan Robertson will be a keynote speaker at the American Farm Bureau Federation's (AFBF) 95th Annual Convention
Politics | 12/23/2013 1:31:04 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2013 - USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack says he and Chinese leaders discussed the streamlining of that country's biotech approval process
Politics | 12/22/2013 8:32:24 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013 - This November was the globe's warmest on record, according to new data from the
Politics | 12/20/2013 4:12:49 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 - New Mexico's attorney general has filed a lawsuit in a bid to block the planned opening of a horse
Politics | 12/20/2013 3:58:25 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 - A bipartisan group of senators says the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is illegally overburdening
Politics | 12/20/2013 3:09:48 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013-Agriculture groups involved in the Waters Advocacy Coalition (WAC) will meet with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on Monday to
Politics | 12/20/2013 2:09:22 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 - A coalition of 18 agricultural groups is urging Congress to renew legislation that would reduce import tariffs on crop inputs.
Politics | 12/20/2013 2:02:19 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 - The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing a rule change that would allow the importation of fresh beef from certain states in Brazil
Politics | 12/20/2013 12:02:20 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 - President Obama announced his intent today to nominate Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., to serve as
Politics | 12/19/2013 4:36:02 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2013 - The Senate approved today, with a 64-36 vote, a two-year budget bill (H.J. Res. 59) that seeks to ease sequestration rates
Politics | 12/19/2013 3:53:51 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013-The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) released a report today defending the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), which the Obama administration recently proposed to lower
Politics | 12/19/2013 2:49:27 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013 - Record-breaking U.S. agricultural exports are being threatened by Congress's failure to pass a new farm bill, according to
Politics | 12/19/2013 1:59:23 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2013 - FDA today said it is planning major changes to its proposed produce and preventative-control food safety rules and will
Politics | 12/19/2013 1:18:02 PM
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Politics | 12/19/2013 12:01:41 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 19, 2013 - Consumer Reports says independent tests on more than 300 raw chicken breasts purchased at
Politics | 12/18/2013 10:19:57 PM
WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2013-- A coalition of agricultural organizations indicated Wednesday they may oppose a final Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement if it includes Japan
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