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WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 - The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) may reduce the availability of hogs for slaughter in the U.S. by about 11 percent this year, creating a major marketing opportunity for
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014-- A USDA plant scientist told a group of House staffers in Washington this week that his research team is making slow but steady progress on its search for drought resistant soybean varieties.
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 - House Republicans are trying to figure out how to deal with states they believe are circumventing the intent of Congress by upping home heating assistance to lessen federal cuts in
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 - Reaction to the EPA's proposed rule to determine which bodies of water and wetland are protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA) has been swift and strong, with some lawmakers and agricultural groups calling it
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 - Beef producers and some members of the agricultural community are expressing concerns that a government-appointed committee of nutrition and health experts is paying too much attention to
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 - The Senate Agriculture Committee will likely approve the three nominees for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), including for the chairmanship, before the Easter recess, according to
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 - USDA is funding a multi-institutional grant project to develop a national clearinghouse for a standardized farm safety and health curriculum for young workers, after the Labor Department last year
As a proud sponsor of National Ag Day on March 25, the AVMA salutes our nation's farmers and ranchers for the invaluable service they provide so that Americans have access to the highest quality, abundant and most affordable food products available.
WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 - The EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers today released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act (CWA) for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation's water resources. The rule would
Michael Brown with the National Chicken Council says growing demand for protein and lower feed prices are giving reason for optimism in the chicken industry. Trade issues with Russia are challenging but will be eclipsed by demand from other global and domestic customers.