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Politics | 6/23/2014 4:27:32 PM
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 - With House and Senate action on a USDA spending bill in limbo, many agricultural stakeholders will be focusing on trade issues this week, with Congressional hearings scheduled on reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank and on using
Politics | 6/20/2014 12:12:56 PM
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 - President Obama capped off National Pollinator Week Friday by ordering the creation of a federal task force to promote the

Politics | 6/19/2014 7:04:19 PM
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 - Four former EPA administrators - who all served during Republican administrations - encouraged the Senate Environment and
Politics | 6/19/2014 4:19:16 PM
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 - Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas and 29 other Republican senators today introduced legislation meant to prevent
Politics | 6/18/2014 8:57:29 PM
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014- The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) and more than 30 other organizations including groups representing state and national crop and livestock
Politics | 6/18/2014 5:59:08 PM
WASHINGTON, June 18. 2014 - Senate debate on the appropriations (minibus) bill - which includes agriculture - continued today, as a
Politics | 6/18/2014 3:15:31 PM

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 - Sanjaya Rajaram, whose research led to a (prodigious) increase in world wheat production, was named the winner of the 2014 World Food Prize today
Politics | 6/18/2014 11:18:51 AM
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 -- It's not the first and it won't be the last. Legislation introduced by Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., would repeal the
Politics | 6/18/2014 11:02:29 AM
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 -- A study contending that U.S. corn production is threatened by climate change, unsustainable water use and inefficient and damaging fertilizer practices fails in its intent (by
Politics | 6/18/2014
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 - Advocates for a tax incentive aimed at helping owners conserve farmland, woodlands and open spaces
Politics | 6/17/2014 8:50:03 PM
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack asked European Union (EU) officials at a (historic meeting) to base agricultural trade talks on
Politics | 6/17/2014 12:47:46 PM
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 -The United States and Hong Kong have agreed on new terms and conditions that pave the way for the full range of U.S.
Politics | 6/16/2014 5:11:46 PM
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 - The USDA will begin accepting renewal applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) on July 11. Farmers and ranchers that enrolled in the program in 2010 are eligible to
Politics | 6/16/2014 4:43:04 PM
WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 - USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has issued Harrisvaccines Inc. of Ames, Iowa, a conditional license for a vaccine that may help control the
Politics | 6/16/2014 12:36:11 PM
Summer is a time when we think of picnics, outdoor gatherings and recreational activities, but it is also a time when our farmers are working hard
Politics | 6/16/2014
WASHINGTON, JUNE 16, 2014 - Agricultural stakeholders will be closely following a House Agriculture subcommittee hearing on Thursday as it reviews the interpretive rule included in
Politics | 6/13/2014 1:19:46 PM
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 - The U.S. and Korea recently completed discussions related to an equivalence arrangement for processed
Politics | 6/13/2014 11:29:17 AM
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 - Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will be traveling through Europe next week in hopes of discussing the expansion of
Politics | 6/13/2014
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 -- The Senate Agriculture Committee hosted school and military leaders Thursday during a hearing to support the Obama administration's school meal reforms in
Politics | 6/12/2014 6:17:49 PM
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 - The legal battle over Vermont's first-in-the-nation, no-strings attached GMO-labeling law is under way. On Thursday, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, the National Association
Politics | 6/12/2014 4:58:49 PM
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 - The EPA and the American Farm Bureau Federation presented radically different views of how the agency's proposed definition of 'waters of the U.S.'
Politics | 6/12/2014 4:52:33 PM
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 -- The House passed legislation Thursday that would make permanent a tax provision that allows farmers and other small businesses to immediately write off up to $500,000 in equipment purchases such as combines and large tractors rather than
Politics | 6/12/2014 3:38:30 PM
HARTFORD, Ct., June 12, 2014-- Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy vetoed legislation today that would ban the sale of chocolate milk
Politics | 6/12/2014 11:52:33 AM

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 - United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the availability of $25 million in funding for research and Cooperative Extension Service projects to combat
Politics | 6/12/2014 7:12:28 AM
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014-As part of The Good Growth Plan launched last fall, Syngenta is awarding ideas that support one or more of the plan's six commitments to address global
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