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Politics | 8/27/2014 4:04:52 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 - The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) said Mexican sugar subsidies are giving the country's sugar mills an unfair trade advantage and imposed duty deposits
Politics | 8/27/2014 6:18:39 AM
WASHINGTON, August 27, 2014 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released additional information on the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) availability

Politics | 8/27/2014
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 - USDA's country of origin meat labeling mandate (COOL) (violates our international trade obligations and discriminates against WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 - While the cattle industry's well-known slogan may say (Beef: It's What's for Dinner,) it looks like beef checkoff reform is still struggling to
Politics | 8/26/2014 9:45:56 PM
VANCOUVER, WA., August 26, 2014 - After almost two years of controversial contract negotiations which threatened the stability of U.S. agricultural exports, the longshoremen who load grain here have voted to ratify
Politics | 8/26/2014 5:36:42 PM
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2014- USDA is making $200 million in grant money available for state Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) agencies to conduct employment
Politics | 8/26/2014 3:56:42 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 - USDA's latest projection for net farm income for 2014 shows income dropping sharply from 2013 but not as much as previously predicted.
Politics | 8/26/2014 3:55:03 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 26, 2014 - CHS, a leading energy, grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, has announced a new program to better enable some of the 1,400 Cenex-branded locations to
Politics | 8/26/2014 10:46:52 AM
Iowa soybean farmers say yield is the top factor in determining the seed they'll plant and the person on whom they rely for objective information is
Politics | 8/25/2014 6:03:22 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014-A federal judge ruled over the weekend that a law approved in Kauai of Hawaii regulating the use of pesticides and genetically modified crops is invalid.
Politics | 8/25/2014 5:14:44 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 -- The USDA's Office of Inspector General has filed its annual report on management challenges the department is facing, and topping the list of 11 challenges is how to
Politics | 8/25/2014 5:08:46 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 -- The USDA's Office of Inspector General has filed its annual report on management challenges the department is facing, and topping the list of 11 challenges is how to
Politics | 8/25/2014 4:26:44 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 - State officials might improve their record in detecting fraud in USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) if financial incentives were
Politics | 8/24/2014 10:28:43 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 -- Forty years ago in November, the World Food Conference in Rome was my first encounter, as a young congressional staffer, with the followers of Lyndon LaRouche
Politics | 8/22/2014 3:24:00 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore., Aug. 22, 2014 - Cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms in three regions of the United States show no significant differences
Politics | 8/22/2014 2:21:40 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today sent the proposed final rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) volume obligations to
Politics | 8/22/2014 1:00:19 PM

GRAND ISLAND, NEB., Aug. 22, 2014 - With a major presence in Nebraska, Cargill has become the title sponsor of a year-round education exhibit, (Raising Nebraska,) pledging
Politics | 8/22/2014 11:09:51 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 - California citrus producers can once again export their products to China after
Politics | 8/21/2014 3:44:57 PM

LOUISVILLE, August 21, 2014 - Kentucky farmers got a ringside seat Wednesday in a hotly-contested battle between Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.
Politics | 8/21/2014 3:40:05 PM
WASHINGTON, August 21, 2014 - USDA today announced two additional ways it is planning to help schools serve healthier meals as part of
Politics | 8/21/2014 3:23:32 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014-- In letters sent this week to the European Commission and the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), several agricultural organizations asked that the European Union (EU) take action
Politics | 8/21/2014 2:45:22 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 -- The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) late Wednesday asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court ruling that upheld the EPA's pollution limits for the
Politics | 8/21/2014 1:14:19 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014-The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today published its final amended rule for the (Modernization of Poultry Slaughter Inspection,) adding a
Politics | 8/21/2014 10:53:10 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 - Nestlé, the world's largest food company measured by revenue, announced new animal welfare standards for its supply chain today, in partnership with
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