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Politics | 4/29/2013 5:35:03 PM
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2013 - President Obama is expected to soon sign legislation into law that will avoid further furloughs of air traffic controllers across
Politics | 4/28/2013 8:46:22 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., today urged agriculture groups and other stakeholders, who want a long-term farm bill, to put

Politics | 4/26/2013 2:18:09 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., today urged agriculture groups and other stakeholders, who want a long-term farm bill, to put political pressure on lawmakers with little experience in agricultural policy.
Politics | 4/26/2013 1:07:56 PM

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2013 - Senate Democrats sent a strong message to rural America yesterday at a Rural Summit: We've got your back.
Politics | 4/26/2013 12:36:07 PM
WASHINGTON, April 26, 2013 - House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., today introduced two bills that aim to provide a (workable) temporary agricultural guest worker program and
Politics | 4/26/2013 8:11:20 AM
WASHINGTON, April 26, 2013- Reps. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and David Scott, D-Ga., yesterday introduced a bill that would offer dairy farmers revenue protection
Politics | 4/26/2013 8:04:17 AM
WASHINGTON-April 24, 2013 Senior members of the Senate Finance Committee signaled today that they want the administration to negotiate a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement
Politics | 4/26/2013 5:39:28 AM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - Senate Agriculture Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D- Mich., told participants attending a Rural Summit today that she plans to markup a new
Politics | 4/25/2013 6:15:36 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - The USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) has been taking steps to reduce improper payments as part of a larger effort to
Politics | 4/25/2013 5:37:51 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., today urged agriculture groups and other stakeholders, who want a long-term farm bill, to focus
Politics | 4/25/2013 4:29:02 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - Agricultural leaders from the G-8 countries will begin a two-day conference in Washington on Monday to discuss policies for online global platforms that
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
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