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Politics | 2/20/2013 3:26:22 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013- USDA announced Wednesday that the risk status of U.S. cattle for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) may soon be moved from
Politics | 2/20/2013 12:37:26 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 - U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank today announced the appointment of 37 private-sector representatives to

Politics | 2/20/2013 9:44:21 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 - The Food and Drug Administration has agreed to consider a nearly four-year-old petition from dairy trade associations to allow the use of (any safe and suitable sweetener as an optional ingredient)
Politics | 2/20/2013 8:12:42 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 - A group of bipartisan senators, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., introduced legislation that would remove federal restrictions
Politics | 2/20/2013
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013-What a difference a few weeks can make. After backing an extension as the 2008 farm bill, WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 - The potential market for U.S. organic products in the European Union could be worth about $50 million a year with opportunities in vegetables, fresh fruit,
Politics | 2/19/2013 5:12:00 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2013 - The Supreme Court will hear arguments today from both sides of a patent case involving Monsanto and an Indiana soybean farmer. The case questions the scope of patent protection for self-replicating
Politics | 2/18/2013 12:31:17 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2013- Senator Mike Johanns, R-Neb., announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2014. A former Secretary of Agriculture under President George W. Bush and
Politics | 2/18/2013
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2013 - Two Republican senators recently introduced legislation aiming to block Environmental Protection Agency waivers
Politics | 2/17/2013 3:42:11 PM
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., led a group of senators and congressmen today to introduce the Sugar Reform Act, which would draw back price supports for U.S. sugar growers.
Politics | 2/17/2013 3:30:37 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2013 - Two Republican senators recently introduced legislation aiming to block Environmental Protection Agency waivers
Politics | 2/17/2013 3:29:55 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013- Senator Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., led a group of senators and congressmen today to introduce the Sugar Reform Act, which
Politics | 2/17/2013 12:34:23 PM
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 16, 2013-Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct a four-week general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), beginning May 20
Politics | 2/15/2013 4:35:29 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2013 - Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee ranking member Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and two farm organizations today criticized
Politics | 2/15/2013 8:42:31 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2013 - Agri-Pulse Communications Inc. has named Aarian Marshall to serve as Associate Editor, based in Washington, D.C.
Politics | 2/14/2013 6:44:03 PM
INDIAN WELLS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 - The new Acting Administrator of USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) learned the importance of crop insurance - for both farmers and consumers - at an early age.
Politics | 2/14/2013 5:40:25 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 - The nation's farmers and producers should expect the historic drought to continue through this year and take measures
Politics | 2/14/2013 5:07:02 PM
\WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 - Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., issued the following statement today on a new report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), which continues to
Politics | 2/14/2013 4:12:02 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 - A Senate Democratic proposal to avoid looming across-the-board federal cuts, known as sequestration, includes the elimination
Politics | 2/14/2013 2:23:51 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 - The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee today announced the roster for its five subcommittees
Politics | 2/14/2013 9:00:39 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 - Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack responded Tuesday to trade associations that had criticized USDA for threatening widespread
Politics | 2/13/2013 4:45:45 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 - Farmers' fourth-quarter income and spending across the Midwest and Mid-South were higher
Politics | 2/13/2013 1:15:40 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 13, 2013 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it is extending for 60 days the comment period for
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