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Politics | 1/13/2016 11:45:26 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - The Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced six organizations selected to receive up to $10.5 million to support the design and operation for...
Politics | 1/13/2016 11:28:38 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - USDA's Rural Utilities Service has awarded the Vermont Energy Investment Corp. (VEIC) $46 million to support energy efficiency and...

Politics | 1/13/2016 11:18:21 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - In a campaign-style State of the Union (SOTU) address Tuesday night, President Obama forcefully and repeatedly pushed for...
Politics | 1/13/2016 11:07:25 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - A Colorado honey exporter's invitation to attend President Obama's State of the Union speech as a guest of first lady Michelle Obama...
Politics | 1/13/2016 10:49:05 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - For the first time in 16 years, there's someone new leading the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Politics | 1/13/2016 10:41:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - More than 350 delegates of the American Farm Bureau Federation gathered in Orlando, Florida, Tuesday to formalize policy positions for...
Politics | 1/13/2016 10:23:32 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - Representatives of food and agriculture industry groups were expected to meet today at the behest of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who says...
Politics | 1/13/2016 9:53:07 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - Legislation will be headed to the White House shortly that would kill the Obama administration's (waters of the United States) (WOTUS) rule, but...
Politics | 1/13/2016 9:43:36 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - After completing a series of major bills in 2015, the House Agriculture Committee will be turning to more...
Politics | 1/13/2016 9:28:05 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - Barring any major weather disasters, 2016 is going to look a lot like 2015 when it comes to depressed prices for corn, soybeans and wheat, according to...
Politics | 1/13/2016 9:16:34 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - USDA will review a contract between the National Pork Board (NPB) and the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) which...
Politics | 1/13/2016 9:06:00 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service is getting rid of its labeling standards for grass-fed and naturally raised livestock, which will allow...
Politics | 1/13/2016 8:56:54 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - EPA's volume requirements for renewable fuels are too low, biofuels industry groups said in announcing...
Politics | 1/13/2016 8:43:45 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2016 - The already complicated and politically charged legal case filed by the Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) against...
Politics | 1/12/2016 7:10:00 PM
ORLANDO, Jan. 12, 2016 - American Farm Bureau Federation voting delegates elected Vincent (Zippy) Duvall to serve as their new president,
Politics | 1/12/2016 6:07:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2016 - Consumers have favored small, craft distilleries as of late, but large and well-established brands of spirits are still holding their own in the market, according to a new report.
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.
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