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Politics | 4/18/2016 4:13:50 PM
WASHINGTON, April 17, 2016 - Republicans are trying to head off new regulations on poultry and livestock marketing practices as House appropriators debate the Agriculture Department's fiscal 2017 spending bill this week.
Politics | 4/18/2016 8:19:22 AM
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2016 - The Supreme Court hears oral arguments today in the landmarks legal challenge to President Obama's immigration policy. Agriculture has a stake in the outcome, because the president's plan known as DAPA would allow many adult illegal immigrants to obtain temporary legal status and protection from deportation.

Politics | 4/17/2016 2:25:54 PM
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2016 - The Environmental Protection Agency is moving ahead with a meeting next week to review epidemiological data on the risks of chlorpyrifos, rejecting requests from the pesticide industry for a postponement.
Politics | 4/15/2016 6:05:42 PM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - As Americans finalize their taxes - due April 18th - and laboriously sift through the tax code, an expert is warning that one provision in particular may not be long for this financial world.
Politics | 4/15/2016 8:00:15 AM
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2016 - The Democratic presidential candidates tangled sharply on energy policy in Brooklyn last night ahead of next Tuesday's New York primary.
Politics | 4/14/2016 4:21:36 PM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - A gene-edited mushroom won't be regulated by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), making it the first crop edited with CRISPR-Cas9 to go unregulated by USDA.
Politics | 4/14/2016 4:02:14 PM
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2016 - One after another, lawmakers stood up before 4-H delegates, alumni and advocates to praise the storied agricultural program for young people at a breakfast today on Capitol Hill.
Politics | 4/14/2016 2:42:58 PM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - China is eliminating a complex web of subsidies the country has been using to boost its exports of agricultural, medical, textile and other goods, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced Thursday.
Politics | 4/14/2016 2:13:22 PM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - Because the transportation sector accounts for nearly a third of U.S. total greenhouse gas emissions, the Department of Energy continues to...
Politics | 4/14/2016 2:10:16 PM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - The topic of declining farm income is not a new one, but lawmakers and farm group leaders approached it in a new way on Thursday, framing the conversation around the lessons learned going into the next farm bill.
Politics | 4/14/2016 2:03:54 PM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - Even with the Paris Agreement in place, the International Energy Agency (IEA) projects that global coal-fired power generation will increase over the next few decades.
Politics | 4/14/2016 1:52:56 PM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - The Summit Agriculture Group, headquartered in Alden, Iowa, has broken ground on what will be Brazil's first dedicated corn ethanol plant.
Politics | 4/14/2016 12:55:18 PM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - The U.S. and Israel have amended an existing agreement that enhances cooperation between the two countries on developing advanced...
Politics | 4/14/2016 12:47:12 PM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - The strongest drivers of the increase in U.S. biomass-based diesel demand since 2012 have been increasing Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) targets and the biodiesel tax credit...
Politics | 4/14/2016 11:52:21 AM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - The Food and Drug Administration would get $3 million to promote (understanding and acceptance) of agricultural biotechnology to consumers, under a provision in...
Politics | 4/14/2016 11:48:12 AM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - A Republican bill that would provide grain and energy companies with protection from some Dodd-Frank rules faces a dim future in the Senate after Democrats lost a bid to increase funding for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Politics | 4/14/2016 11:40:37 AM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - Biofuel producers apparently will have to wait until later in the year to find out whether their federal tax incentives are going to...
Politics | 4/14/2016 10:39:59 AM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - Members of Congress are on the verge of passing historic legislation that would enshrine President Obama's...
Politics | 4/14/2016 10:34:06 AM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - While American wheat growers finish weaving their Wheat Action Plan to improve their crop's profitability and encourage more planting, the big chill in...
Politics | 4/14/2016 9:31:43 AM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - The amount of land planted to genetically engineered crops fell last year for the first time ever, as slumping prices for...
Politics | 4/14/2016 9:19:35 AM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - The 2014 farm bill's Actual Production History (APH) Yield Exclusion (YE) is available for the first time ever for winter wheat farmers...
Politics | 4/14/2016 7:43:42 AM
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 - More than 40 farm groups are raising an alarm over a planned three-daymeeting next week by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel over concerns about negative human health effects from the commonly used pesticide chlorpyrifos.
Politics | 4/13/2016 8:57:10 PM
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2016 - Companies that want to bring a new crop protection product to market will have to spend $286 million in research and development and 11 years "to ensure the highest safety and efficacy standards," according to a new report released today by CropLife International, CropLife America and the European Crop Protection Association.
Politics | 4/13/2016 5:17:46 PM
WASHINGTON, April 12, 2016 - Secretary of State John Kerry focused on climate change and renewable energy in a speech last week at the invitation-only Future of Energy Summit in New York, asserting that "clean energy is one of the greatest economic opportunities the world has ever seen."
Politics | 4/13/2016 5:09:14 PM
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2016 - Lawmakers advanced spending bills that seek to boost acceptance of GMOs, fight agricultural pests and boost spending on waterways critical for exports of farm commodities.
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