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WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2013 - Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., ranking member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, submitted testimony to the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) for
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2013 - Government lawyers late Friday asked a U.S. District Court here to refuse to issue an order blocking USDA's implementation of mandatory country-of-origin labeling. The judge set Aug. 27 to
NAPA, CA. Aug. 5, 2013 - For all of those naysayers who don't believe Congress can muster up the votes and deliver a farm bill to the president's desk this year, Rep. Mike Conaway, R- Texas, has a message:
Who would have thought that a self-made man who started as a truck driver would become one of the biggest thorns in the side of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)? Forrest Lucas, president of Lucas Oil, launched a new organization, Protect the Harvest, (www.protecttheharvest.com), to fight HSUS and others trying to negatively impact animal agriculture. Lucas is a strong voice for free enterprise and opposes government regulation including the ethanol mandate. He is an aggressive marketer, proven by the success of Lucas Oil and an investment of $120 million to put the name of his company on the Indianapolis Colts stadium for twenty years. Listen to this week's Open Mic to learn how became successful and decided to make the defeat of HSUS his legacy.