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Politics | 6/12/2013
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2013 - On the heels of Monday's Senate farm bill passage, the House is now preparing to bring their own legislation to the floor
Politics | 6/11/2013 7:03:07 PM
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013 - The Senate Finance Committee approved today, by unanimous voice vote, the nomination of Mike Froman to serve

Politics | 6/11/2013 3:09:08 PM
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2013- National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) President Chuck Conner told NCFC members today that the Senate passing the farm bill Monday night
Politics | 6/10/2013 7:47:43 PM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 - The Senate is expected to vote and approve its five-year farm bill (S.954) Monday night after
Politics | 6/10/2013 3:18:11 PM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013- House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, today confirmed the House will consider the farm bill this month and encouraged
Politics | 6/10/2013 1:39:01 PM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 - NRCS's Emergency Watershed Program has successfully helped many communities recover from previous natural disasters across the country by providing
Politics | 6/10/2013 11:21:37 AM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 - On Thursday, the Senate passed a cloture motion that allows for
Politics | 6/10/2013 11:09:11 AM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) extended the public comment periods for certain herbicide resistant crops developed
Politics | 6/10/2013
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 - The Senate approved its five-year farm bill (S. 954) today with a strong bipartisan 66-27 vote
Politics | 6/7/2013 4:07:49 PM
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013- The Canadian government announced it will continue into the next phase of its World Trade Organization dispute settlement process regarding
Politics | 6/7/2013 3:50:36 PM
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 - A Connecticut bill that would have banned the use of gestation crates for sows failed yesterday in
Politics | 6/7/2013 3:00:25 PM
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed to remove the gray wolf (Canis lupus) from the list of threatened
Politics | 6/7/2013 1:23:24 PM
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 - Despite the steady downpour in the nation's capital today, USDA's annual Farmers Market opened unabated, with
Politics | 6/7/2013 11:57:48 AM
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 - Through the Risk Management Agency (RMA), the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) is awarding funds to create
Politics | 6/6/2013 6:53:00 PM
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013- Several dozen agricultural organizations met with House lawmakers today to discuss the whip count for the upcoming farm bill, HR 1947, which
Politics | 6/6/2013 6:27:10 PM
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 - The creation of regional climate hubs, giving tools to producers to help sequester carbon, and more uniform cover crop guidelines were announced
Politics | 6/6/2013 2:40:48 PM
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 - The Obama Administration will push for Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), United States Trade Representative (USTR) nominee
Politics | 6/6/2013 1:00:06 PM
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is proposing new requirements for labeling beef products that are
Politics | 6/6/2013 10:53:43 AM
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 - The Senate will vote Monday night on final passage of the five-year farm bill
Politics | 6/5/2013 6:33:07 PM
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 - The House Judiciary Committee voted today to amend the farm bill (H.R. 1947) to place the Dairy Market Stabilization Program and new conservation programs under
Politics | 6/5/2013 5:52:37 PM
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 - The creation of regional climate hubs, giving tools to producers to help sequester carbon, and more uniform cover crop guidelines were announced
Politics | 6/5/2013 5:10:13 PM
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013- More than 100 agricultural organizations sent letters to each senator urging them to vote for cloture on the farm bill Thursday in order to "finish the farm bill
Politics | 6/5/2013 4:45:05 PM
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 - House legislators introduced a bill similar to an agreement between agricultural and conservation groups included in Senate Agriculture Committee's
Politics | 6/5/2013 3:42:57 PM
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013- Monsanto's chief technology officer, Robb Fraley, told reporters today that the company's investigation indicates the presence of glysophate-tolerant wheat in
Politics | 6/5/2013 3:10:25 PM
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2013 - Connecticut became the first state in the United States to pass a genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling law on Monday, when
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