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Politics | 3/5/2014
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 - Agriculture's (data revolution) was a recurring theme during the 2014 Commodity Classic in
Politics | 3/4/2014 8:37:38 PM
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 - How can USDA better foster communication and collaboration among those involved in diverse agricultural systems? That's the key question

Politics | 3/4/2014 6:00:21 PM
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014- Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today announced his leadership team for the committee.
Politics | 3/4/2014 1:09:51 PM
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 - President Obama released a $3.9 trillion fiscal year 2015 budget today to fund government departments, including
Politics | 3/3/2014 8:30:45 PM
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 - Lawmakers are expected to focus on Tuesday's release of President Obama's fiscal year 2015 budget request,
Politics | 3/3/2014 11:58:01 AM
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014-- USDA published a preliminary decision today that a soybean genetically engineered for insect resistance by Dow AgroSciences
Politics | 3/2/2014
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the nation's ethanol producers that he's reached out to EPA chief Gina McCarthy and White House officials to make sure
Politics | 2/28/2014 5:04:52 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 - EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy met with three lawmakers today in North Dakota to discuss an array of energy-related issues, including
Politics | 2/28/2014 4:48:33 PM
SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 28, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today said he has started to (set the table) for growers to make informed decisions about farm bill options for the 2015 crop year
Politics | 2/28/2014 2:52:44 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 - USDA took steps today to make permanent changes to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (commonly known as WIC) that will allow
Politics | 2/28/2014
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the nation's ethanol producers that he's reached out to EPA chief Gina McCarthy and White House officials to make sure
Politics | 2/27/2014 10:15:37 PM
ST. LOUIS (Feb. 27, 2014) - University of Wisconsin researcher Vince Davis estimates herbicide-resistant weeds cost U.S. farmers two
Politics | 2/27/2014 9:11:15 PM

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 - The Obama administration today released a revamped version of the iconic Nutrition Facts label, which includes
Politics | 2/27/2014 9:04:06 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the nation's ethanol producers that he's reached out to EPA chief Gina McCarthy and White House officials to make sure they understand
Politics | 2/27/2014 4:49:44 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 - A new report from USDA's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) finds the department's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) isn't
Politics | 2/27/2014 4:21:38 PM
SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 27, 2014 -- U.S. Grains Council President Tom Sleight said he's asking corn farmers to strictly follow recommended stewardship guidelines for growing and selling Syngenta's
Politics | 2/27/2014 12:32:27 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 - Experts say the revamped Nutrition Facts Panel, set to be released by FDA today, will (tweak) the information found
Politics | 2/26/2014 11:16:36 PM

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 - Farmers expect to see weaker financial returns in 2014 and will adjust their expenditures - spending less on fertilizer and equipment but more on
Politics | 2/26/2014 9:16:44 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 - Driven by consumer pressure, nine out of the world's 10 biggest food and beverage companies improved their social and environmental policies over the past year, according to
Politics | 2/26/2014 5:44:01 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 - The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry will hold a hearing on March 6 to consider Timothy Massad's nomination to serve as
Politics | 2/26/2014 5:27:59 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 - President Obama is expected to sign into law legislation (H.R. 2431) that would reauthorize the National Integrated Drought
Politics | 2/26/2014 4:41:57 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 - House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., released draft legislation today that promises sweeping changes to the nation's tax system, increased
Politics | 2/26/2014 9:24:56 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 - A statue of Dr. Norman Borlaug, widely regarded as the father of the Green Revolution, will be dedicated on March 25
Politics | 2/26/2014
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 - The U.S. citrus industry may not have time to wait for the availability of a genetically engineered fruit-bearing tree resistant to the growing affliction of (citrus greening,) researchers said last week at WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 - A USDA report offering (long-run) projections through 2023 says ethanol production will continue to grow over the next several years, but at a reduced rate when compared with
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