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Politics | 2/25/2014 7:48:14 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 | 2/25/2014 6:50:58 PM
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014-- Bayer CropSciences designed a new seed lubricant, which it made available for growers in the United States today, for corn and soybean seeds that helps reduce the release

Politics | 2/25/2014 2:11:48 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 - USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today it will provide close to $3 million in technical and financial assistance for interested farmers and ranchers
Politics | 2/24/2014 9:40:32 PM
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 24, 2014 - The Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice filed papers in federal district court in Honolulu to defend the County of Kaua‘i's
Politics | 2/24/2014 8:08:08 PM
DANA POINT, Calif. - February 24, 2014 - A top USDA official says he expects to avoid the (perfect storm) that resulted in the first sugar forfeitures in a decade
Politics | 2/24/2014 5:44:38 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 - Congress returns from its recess today and many agricultural stakeholders are watching for what lawmakers do to assist
Politics | 2/24/2014 11:43:45 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 - Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., the longest-serving member in the history of the Congress, announced today that he will
Politics | 2/21/2014 2:23:15 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014- The comment period for USDA's evaluations of Dow AgroSciences' corn and soybeans resistant to 2,4-D is extended
Politics | 2/21/2014 12:29:03 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 -- USDA and the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) signed a memo of understanding (MOU) to increase
Politics | 2/21/2014 10:38:02 AM
Syngenta announced today an agreement with Gavilon Grain LLC by which Gavilon will provide marketing assistance to farmers who choose to plant Syngenta's
Politics | 2/21/2014 7:45:18 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 - In its first forecasts for 2014, USDA is projecting record corn and soybean crops and slightly smaller wheat production, with lower prices for
Politics | 2/21/2014
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2014 - The number of farms and ranches in the United States resumed their long-term declining trend between 2007 and 2012 but the pace of loss of farmland slowed dramatically
Politics | 2/20/2014 10:39:56 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 - EPA today proposed revisions to its Worker Protection Standard for farm workers who regularly deal with pesticides
Politics | 2/20/2014 7:58:55 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 - Former Democratic Congressman Charles Stenholm took at shot at FDA's implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Wednesday
Politics | 2/20/2014 3:50:17 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 20, 2014 - The National Cotton Council today reiterated its support for the new Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) in the 2014 Farm Bill, saying the measure should
Politics | 2/20/2014 10:50:31 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 - A new study shows proposed changes to the tax code restricting the use of cash accounting by agricultural operations would reduce agriculture's access to capital
Politics | 2/20/2014 10:33:50 AM
A new study shows proposed changes to the tax code restricting the use of cash accounting by agricultural operations would reduce agriculture's access to capital
Politics | 2/20/2014 9:59:21 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 - The USDA's top economist said he's optimist about the long-term outlook for U.S. farmers despite challenges in 2014 posed by
Politics | 2/19/2014 10:16:37 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 - The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has released a study emphasizing positive impacts of the ethanol industry in 2013
Politics | 2/19/2014 3:47:42 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 - The likelihood for legislation that would mandate hen housing standards nationwide has been weakened after lawmakers failed to include the measure
Politics | 2/19/2014 9:08:50 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 19, 2014 - President Obama today will sign an executive order aimed at streamlining the export and import process for
Politics | 2/19/2014
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 - Research under way in the Deep South hopes to give Louisiana and Mississippi farmers two new (energy) crops to add to WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 - Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, late last week introduced legislation that would extend the expired biodiesel tax incentive for WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 - The National Chicken Council (NCC) has updated its animal welfare guidelines which the group says (incorporates new parameters to improve bird welfare.) NCC developed WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 - Jamie Critelli knew he wanted to grow things since his early days visiting
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