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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
Politics | 2/13/2013 1:09:13 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 - The House Agriculture Committee approved its oversight plan for the 113th Congress today. The plan sets the committee's agenda during
Politics | 2/13/2013 12:27:49 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 - The looming budget sequestration, automatic across-the-board spending cuts, would not force
Politics | 2/13/2013
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2013 - The United States Cattlemen's Association (USCA) and the National Farmers Union (NFU) released Tuesday a legal analysis describing potential options
Politics | 2/12/2013 6:30:07 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 - After adjusting for inflation, 2013's net farm income, forecast at $128.2 billion, is expected to be the highest since 1973, according to USDA's
Politics | 2/11/2013 1:53:46 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 - Russia's prohibition of imports of all U.S. beef, pork, turkey and other meat products became active today, due to a zero tolerance requirement
Politics | 2/11/2013 11:47:37 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013- National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) Chief Executive Officer Dana Peterson voluntarily resigned
Politics | 2/10/2013 12:51:24 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2013 - Climate change could potentially disrupt the Agriculture Department's efforts to (meet the core obligations
Politics | 2/10/2013
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2013 - President Obama will deliver the State of the Union address on Tuesday in which he is expected to focus on the economy and job creation.
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