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Politics | 4/25/2013 2:15:58 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - Splitting Smithfield Foods into three independent companies by (divesting underperforming and highly volatile hog production and
Politics | 4/25/2013 8:00:06 AM
WASHINGTON, April 24, 2013 - The House Agriculture Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology and Foreign Agriculture, held a public hearing

Politics | 4/25/2013 7:37:23 AM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - A bill requiring the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to label genetically engineered (GE) foods is introduced in Congress. The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act
Politics | 4/24/2013 8:19:03 PM

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2013 - Leading chefs joined local food advocates to demonstrate support for federal programs that incentivize
Politics | 4/24/2013 7:53:41 PM
WASHINGTON, April 24, 2013- Senator John Thune, R-S.D., and Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., today introduced (sodsaver) legislation that modifies crop insurance premium assistance
Politics | 4/24/2013 5:07:40 PM
WASHINGTON, April 24, 2013 - Two USDA agencies told a House panel today that while they will be tightening their belts in the wake of a reduced
Politics | 4/23/2013 12:57:45 PM
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., said today that he has decided not to
Politics | 4/23/2013 9:51:25 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 23, 2013 - U.S. District Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton in San Francisco yesterday ordered FDA to establish a new timetable to implement regulations
Politics | 4/23/2013
WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 - Lawmakers were urged Monday to approve comprehensive immigration reform legislation (S. 744) that aims to solve the agriculture sector's
Politics | 4/22/2013 5:53:39 PM
YYWASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 - Debate and heavy discussion of the Senate's proposed immigration reform legislation (S.744) will likely
Politics | 4/22/2013 4:41:15 PM
WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013 - Secretary Kerry's Earth Day statement shows no waffling on the issue of climate change
Politics | 4/22/2013 2:59:26 PM
WASHINGTON, April 22, 2013-Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced an important package of disaster assistance valued at $209 million
Politics | 4/19/2013 4:36:36 PM
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2013 - USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today released a notice that it has received a petition from
Politics | 4/19/2013 1:03:02 PM
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2013 - The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) yesterday filed a petition in the United States Supreme Court challenging
Politics | 4/19/2013 6:10:46 AM
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2013 - The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee retread ground yesterday, as
Politics | 4/18/2013 5:58:57 PM

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 - Eight bipartisan senators today formally unveiled their comprehensive immigration reform legislation that seeks
Politics | 4/18/2013 3:52:45 PM
NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 - A new poll shows that while America has become more environmentally conscious in recent years, most citizens are not
Politics | 4/18/2013 3:47:39 PM
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 - Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Rep. Marling Stutzman, R-Ind., introduced today legislation aimed at saving $30 billion over 10 years by
Politics | 4/18/2013 3:31:37 PM
Feeding a hot and crowded planet is quickly becoming one of the principal challenges of our time. As the global population continues
Politics | 4/18/2013 12:04:54 PM
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 - FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg today announced that FDA intends to extend
Politics | 4/18/2013 11:36:47 AM
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 - Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today announced the committee
Politics | 4/18/2013
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., plans to start marking up a new five-year farm bill
Politics | 4/17/2013 5:16:56 PM
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2013 - The Brazil sugar industry receives about $2.5 billion annually in direct payments and indirect assistance from its government while
Politics | 4/17/2013 3:40:16 PM
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2013 - Two senators introduced today legislation that would permanently implement a pilot program nationwide that allows farmers to voluntarily forgo
Politics | 4/17/2013 2:49:34 PM
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2013 - Renewable fuel industry leaders said today that U.S. agriculture is making impressive strides in sustainability
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