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Politics | 11/4/2015 11:02:13 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - The world's largest cellulosic ethanol biorefinery went online Friday, October 30, 2015 in Nevada, Iowa marked by a...
Politics | 11/4/2015 10:49:03 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - The Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity Award, spearheaded by the UN Climate Change secretariat, spotlights 16 innovative, scalable and replicable examples of...

Politics | 11/4/2015 10:17:32 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - A long-term surface transportation bill is on the congressional fast-track. The House this week took...
Politics | 11/4/2015 10:13:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Senate Democrats blocked a long-awaited Republican attempt to force the Obama administration to...
Politics | 11/4/2015 10:08:53 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Supermarkets, convenience stores and pizza chains are mounting a new effort to get some relief from the FDA's new...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:58:54 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Last week, the crop insurance industry narrowly averted a $3 billion cut when House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway struck a deal with...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:48:58 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Retaliatory tariffs from the country-of-origin labeling dispute could be here before Christmas, according to...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:44:46 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - The White House released a memorandum Tuesday on the ways President Obama's administration will encourage the private sector to mitigate the impacts of...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:40:51 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - House Speaker Paul Ryan is making it clear that he won't take up a broad immigration reform bill while...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:35:58 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Grain traders are worried that the Obama administration's review of U.S. biotech regulations is failing to take into account...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:29:12 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - A task force of land-grant academics and representatives from veterinary schools has released a report...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:25:01 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Although the last detection of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the U.S. was almost five months ago...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:19:52 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Top executives of some of the leading food and agricultural businesses in the United States have teamed up with the...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:14:56 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 201 5- In the 35-year period following World War II, intensive farming in the Midwest increased nitrate levels in rivers in the region by...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:00:03 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - A new Rabobank study says that improvement in the global pork trade heading into the new year will be gradual, but evident as countries...
Politics | 11/4/2015 8:54:42 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Multistate outbreaks account for more than half of the deaths from foodborne illnesses though they account for just 3 percent of the...
Politics | 11/3/2015 9:57:17 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced loans and grants totaling $314 millionfor 141 projects to build and improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural communities.
Politics | 11/3/2015 4:31:24 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2015 - Senate Democrats blocked a bill aimed at forcing the Obama administration to replace its Clean Water Act rule, but Republicans quickly advanced a disapproval resolution that would simply kill the rule.
Politics | 11/3/2015 12:22:28 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2015 -- Deere & Co. has agreed to buy Monsanto's Precision Planting LLC for undisclosed terms, the companies said today in a statement. The deal will enable real-time connectivity between certain Deere farm equipment and the FieldView platform developed by Monsanto's Climate Corp.
Politics | 11/3/2015 10:56:04 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2015 -USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest $30 million this year in 33 new projects and 40 existing projects to improve water quality in high priority watersheds in the Mississippi River Basin.
Politics | 11/2/2015 5:18:36 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2015 - Senate Republicans are forcing a debate over the Obama administration's Clean Water Act rule this week, while the House could debate raising truck weight limits, another priority for agriculture, as part of a long-term highway funding bill.
Politics | 11/1/2015 5:55:41 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2015 - Agri-Pulse Communications, Inc. and Tom Davis have entered into an agreement to enhance the strategic planning, marketing and sales efforts of the fast growing company.
Politics | 11/1/2015 9:13:13 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2015 - The Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced plans to prioritize $5.6 billion in funding over the next two years to help beginning farmers and ranchers get started.
Politics | 10/30/2015 6:13:16 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2015 - The days of direct payments are over and that's likely to cause some consternation, especially when growers of one crop in one county receive payments while growers in a neighboring county do not.
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