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Politics | 10/8/2013 12:46:39 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 - Farm organizations and commodity groups decided to appeal a September 13 court decision, which upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's rights
Politics | 10/8/2013 12:02:40 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2013 - The White House released a statement today from the leaders of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations indicating

Politics | 10/8/2013 8:30:12 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2013 - Lawmakers will continue to work to end the one-week shutdown of the federal government, which has left the USDA and many agencies nearly abandoned
Politics | 10/7/2013 9:01:02 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2013 - Despite the partial government shutdown, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today was able to publish a (public health alert) after an estimated 278 illnesses were linked
Politics | 10/7/2013 11:04:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2013- Leaders of bird conservation groups Ducks Unlimited, National Wild Turkey Federation, Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever sent a letter today to the president
Politics | 10/4/2013 6:09:19 PM
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4, 2013 - A recent Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) study found that the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program in the House-passed farm bill,
Politics | 10/4/2013 5:12:06 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2013 - While 79 percent of Americans say they are at least somewhat knowledgeable about
Politics | 10/4/2013 3:45:21 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2013- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) became vocal about the federal government shutdown today when it asked Congress to find a
Politics | 10/3/2013 6:20:36 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2013 - Greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by the livestock sector could drop by as much as
Politics | 10/3/2013 6:08:23 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2013 - Shoppers at grocery stores are facing slightly higher prices compared to
Politics | 10/3/2013 5:27:40 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2013- Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Ct., said approval of the Trans Pacific Partnership would threaten food safety in the United States during a call with media hosted by
Politics | 10/3/2013 10:02:37 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2013 - Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., today announced the formation of the inaugural Senate Chicken Caucus in the U.S. Senate
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
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