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WASHINGTON, April 6, 2016 - As much as the Obama administration and private industry have done to address antibiotic resistance, some stakeholders still want to see more clarity on some of the metrics being used in the conversation.
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016 - Vehicle design and maintenance, temperature controls, training, and recordkeeping are key aspects of a new rule from the Food and Drug Administration addressing food transportation.
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2016 - A wounded warrior turned farmer, his teacher and a USDA under secretary met with members of the Agriculture Appropriations subcommittee Tuesday to make their case for programs that get veterans farming.
WASHINGTON, April 1,
2016 - Farmers in 17 Western states will have to step up their efforts to
conserve water in the coming decades, as temperatures rise and droughts and
floods become more frequent, the Bureau of Reclamation says in a new report.
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016 - Canadian health experts have determined that (registered products containing 2,4-D are acceptable for continued registration) under current use conditions, painting a sharp contrast to decisions made by some other governments.
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016 - Cotton and soybean growers will have a new herbicide at their disposal if an EPA proposal to approve dicamba on the genetically engineered versions of those crops is approved.
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2016 - The USDA is making a new push to drum up support for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) deal being negotiated by the U.S. and EU with a new report showing falling farm exports to Europe.
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 - The federal government ran into some tough questioning from the Supreme Court today in a case that could determine when landowners can challenge Army Corps of Engineers' wetlands determinations.
This week's guest on Open Mic is Todd Van Hoose, CEO and President of the Farm Credit Council. As the Farm Credit System celebrates its centennial this year, Todd Van Hoose says he's humbled by the achievements over the past century and excited about the opportunities in the next 100 years. In this week's interview Van Hoose discusses the troubled spots the industry is facing and says increased demands for government secured loans is a symptom of the challenges some farmers are facing. Van Hoose shares thoughts on the significance of the nation's crop insurance program, CFTC reform, the need for global trade and challenges the Farm Credit System continues to see from the community banking industry.