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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.
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.
Michael Brown with the National Chicken Council says growing demand for protein and lower feed prices are giving reason for optimism in the chicken industry. Trade issues with Russia are challenging but will be eclipsed by demand from other global and domestic customers.