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Politics | 11/6/2013 5:47:37 PM

Senators press Army Corps of Engineers to move on Asian carp

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 - Sixteen bipartisan senators from the Great Lakes states wrote a letter today to the Army Corps of Engineers asking for the remaining steps needed to cut off
Politics | 11/6/2013 10:35:48 AM

CARD study cites alternatives to oil sector's 'dire' RFS scenario

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 - Research from Iowa State University economists released Tuesday says the dire scenario promoted by the petroleum industry of higher fuel prices caused by increased

Politics | 11/6/2013 9:24:54 AM

Groups call for mandatory funding for farm energy programs

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 - A coalition of more than 130 stakeholder organizations wrote congressional agricultural leaders this week calling for the immediate passage of
Politics | 11/6/2013 6:45:24 AM

Senate names conferees for water resources development reauthorization

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 - The Senate announced its conferees tonight for upcoming negotiations with the House over
Politics | 11/5/2013 9:35:36 PM

NFU to Canada: We're not taking direction from you

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 - North Dakotans and Canadians share a border and lots of common interests, but when it comes to Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL)
Politics | 11/4/2013 6:40:21 PM

RMA releases harvest crop insurance prices

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 - USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) released their harvest price levels today,
Politics | 11/4/2013 6:30:26 PM

Senate names conferees for water resources development reauthorization

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 - The Senate announced its conferees tonight for upcoming negotiations with the House over
Politics | 11/4/2013 3:34:27 PM

Biofuel groups seek to intervene in latest legal challenge to RFS

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 - The Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy and the Biotechnology Industry Organization filed Friday a motion
Politics | 11/4/2013

Washington Week Ahead: Farm bill conferees look for sweet spots

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 - Lawmakers are expected to continue efforts this week to hammer out a myriad of differences
Politics | 11/3/2013 3:56:27 PM

 Farm bill conference: What were the most mentioned programs?

Washington, Nov. 1, 2013 -Agri-Pulse analysis of the farm bill conferees' opening statements reveal the farm bill "hot spots," issues
Politics | 11/3/2013 3:50:31 PM

 Farm bill conference: What were the most mentioned programs?

Washington, Nov. 1, 2013 -Agri-Pulse analysis of the farm bill conferees' opening statements reveal the farm bill "hot spots," issues
Politics | 11/1/2013 8:01:34 PM

 APHIS announces final rule on BSE import regulations

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 - USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced a final rule today that aims to modernize the
Politics | 11/1/2013 3:03:15 PM

Obama creates climate change task force as EPA announces draft plans

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 - President Obama signed an executive order today to create a Task Force on Climate
Politics | 11/1/2013 2:01:53 PM

Farm groups, exporters press U.S. government on sluggish Chinese biotech approvals

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 - In a letter today to U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the American
Politics | 10/31/2013 10:10:32 PM

 House, Senate conferees outline priorities for farm bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013 - House and Senate lawmakers consistently identified commodity programs, crop insurance, food stamps and conservation programs as
Politics | 10/31/2013 2:39:58 PM

CFTC approves customer protection rule despite agriculture's opposition

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013— Agricultural groups that represent members involved in the futures market opposed the Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) approval of its latest customer protections rule
Politics | 10/31/2013 11:51:07 AM

HSUS joins groups asking the U.S. Court of Appeals to uphold COOL

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013 - The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), along with Organization for Competitive Markets, United Farm Workers of America, American Grassfed Association and three independent livestock farms filed a brief supporting the Country of Origin Labeling
Politics | 10/30/2013 8:18:09 PM

 Teamsters endorse Senate farm bill on nutrition, dairy

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 - The 1.4 million-member Teamsters Union weighed in Friday in favor of Senate provisions in the farm bill
Politics | 10/30/2013 5:48:10 PM

Congress should help get TTIP approval, witnesses tell lawmakers

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2013 - Congress should work with the administration on approval of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in order to
Politics | 10/30/2013 4:45:47 AM

Conservation groups send request to farm bill conferees

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013-- More than 270 national, regional, and state-based organizations delivered a letter urging House and Senate farm bill conferees to reattach
Politics | 10/29/2013 7:33:29 PM

More than 250 groups rally behind permanent law, nutrition title in farm bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 - National and state farm organizations may disagree on many specific parts of a new farm bill, but over 250 of them sent a unified letter to Capitol Hill today in support
Politics | 10/29/2013 7:09:24 PM

Teamsters endorse Senate farm bill on nutrition, dairy

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 - The 1.4 million-member Teamsters Union weighed in Friday in favor of Senate provisions in the farm bill
Politics | 10/29/2013 1:39:34 PM

USDA: Conservation payments up and running after shutdown delays

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 - Farmers waiting for their Conservation Security or Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) payments should
Politics | 10/29/2013 10:24:52 AM

 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2013 - The week will be dominated by the long-anticipated start of the farm bill conference, which is set for Wednesday,
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