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WASHINGTON, August, 1, 2013 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Thursday named conferees to reconcile differences in farm bill legislation approved
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013- House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to President Barack Obama expressing concerns over the continued delay and politicization of the approval process for the Keystone
WASHINGTON, July 26, 2013 - Three agriculture-related groups sent a letter today to the leaders of the House Agriculture Committee and the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee reiterating
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 - The nominations of Krysta Harden to be deputy secretary of agriculture and Robert Bonnie to be under secretary for natural resources and the environment encountered no opposition yesterday
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013- As the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) moves forward in its expanded role with new rules regulating the market, commodity futures market end-users explained the potential
"They aren't Drones" is the first statement from Michael Toscano, President and CEO of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), when asked about one of the newest and perhaps most controversial new tools for farmers and ranchers. He says the mission of these vehicles, aerial or terrestrial, is peaceful and offers a great advancement in scouting, service, and efficiency. Toscano explores the issues farmers will face in operating the first generation of small aircraft that are designed to gather data and transmit it back to a ground base in an era where "Big Data" has become a huge concern. In this forward-looking discussions, he also looks at "blue sky" ideas that may result in an entirely new platform for business activity.