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Politics | 1/12/2016 5:26:53 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2016 - Soybean growers looking for new markets are welcoming regulations to implement an offshore aquaculture program in the Gulf of Mexico.
Politics | 1/12/2016 3:15:31 PM
WASHINGTON. Jan. 12, 2016 - Sen. Lisa Murkowski is holding up President Barack Obama's nominee to run the Food and Drug Administration to force the labeling of genetically engineered salmon.

Politics | 1/10/2016 7:06:32 PM
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan 10, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the American Farm Bureau Federation that it may take congressional action to provide cotton growers the new subsidies they are seeking.
Politics | 1/10/2016 4:58:48 PM
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 2016 - Darci Vetter, the top agricultural negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, says the longer Congress waits to take action on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the greater the potential loss for U.S. exporters and for the country's farmers and ranchers.
Politics | 1/10/2016 11:35:34 AM
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 2016 -- Bob Stallman opened the final convention of his 16-year tenure as president of the American Farm Bureau Federation on Sunday with a passionate rallying cry against government regulations that he said were stifling farm production and innovation.
Politics | 1/8/2016 6:19:15 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2016 - The latest edition of federal dietary advice isn't drawing unanimous support, but reaction from most quarters has been largely positive.
Politics | 1/8/2016 6:04:49 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2016 - The Campbell Soup Co. says it will start labeling its products for the presence of biotech ingredients, a landmark break from the rest of the conventional food industry.
Politics | 1/8/2016
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2016 - Campbell Soup Company's decision to support mandatory GMO labeling received plaudits from labeling advocates, jeers from an anti-labeling industry coalition, and a more subdued response from the Grocery Manufacturers Association.
Politics | 1/7/2016 6:59:46 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2016 - The House will vote next week on whether to kill the Obama administration's (waters of the United States) rule, as GOP leaders seek to make a case to voters for electing a Republican president.
Politics | 1/7/2016 4:31:47 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2016 - South Africa has agreed to end its trade bans on U.S. poultry, pork and beef after years of negotiation and a recent ultimatum from President Barack Obama, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
Politics | 1/7/2016 3:14:58 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 -- The failed effort to drive a stake through EPA's WOTUS rule may have grabbed the headlines surrounding the omnibus appropriations bill, but farmers still stand to benefit from the bill's funding of conservation programs.
Politics | 1/7/2016 6:57:39 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2016 - The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services today jointly released the latest iteration of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, putting to bed a great debate about the expected content of the federal dietary advice.
Politics | 1/6/2016 7:01:04 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 - EPA's proposal to revoke food tolerances for the widely used insecticide chlorpyrifos resulted in predictably different reactions from the crop protection industry and environmental groups.
Politics | 1/6/2016 3:44:11 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said he would decide (very soon) whether to provide new subsidies to cotton growers, but he suggested that the industry's proposal may lack legal authority.
Politics | 1/6/2016 3:02:25 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 - A widely used neonicotinoid insecticide poses a risk to honey bees, EPA said in an analysis released today that drew criticism from a leading manufacturer of the product as well as environmental groups.
Politics | 1/6/2016 2:08:27 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 - A new tool called a "Transparency Evaluator" may soon be available to help farmers more easily determine how technology companies use and protect the data they gather from farm operations.
Politics | 1/6/2016 1:29:54 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2016 - After years of fighting for recognition and a level playing field, renewable energy advocates see a great year ahead for their industry.
Politics | 1/6/2016 1:11:53 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 - EPA's agenda for 2016 is shaped heavily by the Paris Agreement on climate change, Administrator Gina McCarthy said...
Politics | 1/6/2016 1:05:01 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 - The U.S. oil and gas industry will continue to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions while increasing domestic production in 2016 so long as...
Politics | 1/6/2016 12:56:02 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2015 - The electric grid must balance power supply and demand nearly in real-time, requiring power plants to be adjusted on a second-by-second basis. This balancing is made increasingly more complex by renewable energy technologies...
Politics | 1/6/2016 11:50:21 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 - Congress heads into the election year with plenty of unfinished business when it comes to agriculture. No issue is more important to either side than GMO labeling, with the...
Politics | 1/6/2016 11:26:49 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 - A conversation with Bob Stallman reflects the time he's spent at the helm of the nation's largest agricultural organization...
Politics | 1/6/2016 11:11:31 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 - Next week, delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation convention in Orlando, Florida, will choose the next leader of their organization from among...
Politics | 1/6/2016 10:49:20 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 - USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack says he's reluctant to overhaul the department's structure in the final year of the Obama administration by creating a...
Politics | 1/6/2016 10:11:12 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2016 - California is starting to claw its way back from its long, deep drought and, what's more, is preparing...
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