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Politics | 8/26/2014 10:46:52 AM
Iowa soybean farmers say yield is the top factor in determining the seed they'll plant and the person on whom they rely for objective information is
Politics | 8/25/2014 6:03:22 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014-A federal judge ruled over the weekend that a law approved in Kauai of Hawaii regulating the use of pesticides and genetically modified crops is invalid.

Politics | 8/25/2014 5:14:44 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 -- The USDA's Office of Inspector General has filed its annual report on management challenges the department is facing, and topping the list of 11 challenges is how to
Politics | 8/25/2014 5:08:46 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 -- The USDA's Office of Inspector General has filed its annual report on management challenges the department is facing, and topping the list of 11 challenges is how to
Politics | 8/25/2014 4:26:44 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 - State officials might improve their record in detecting fraud in USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) if financial incentives were
Politics | 8/24/2014 10:28:43 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 -- Forty years ago in November, the World Food Conference in Rome was my first encounter, as a young congressional staffer, with the followers of Lyndon LaRouche
Politics | 8/22/2014 3:24:00 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore., Aug. 22, 2014 - Cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms in three regions of the United States show no significant differences
Politics | 8/22/2014 2:21:40 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today sent the proposed final rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) volume obligations to
Politics | 8/22/2014 1:00:19 PM

GRAND ISLAND, NEB., Aug. 22, 2014 - With a major presence in Nebraska, Cargill has become the title sponsor of a year-round education exhibit, (Raising Nebraska,) pledging
Politics | 8/22/2014 11:09:51 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2014 - California citrus producers can once again export their products to China after
Politics | 8/21/2014 3:44:57 PM

LOUISVILLE, August 21, 2014 - Kentucky farmers got a ringside seat Wednesday in a hotly-contested battle between Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes.
Politics | 8/21/2014 3:40:05 PM
WASHINGTON, August 21, 2014 - USDA today announced two additional ways it is planning to help schools serve healthier meals as part of
Politics | 8/21/2014 3:23:32 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014-- In letters sent this week to the European Commission and the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), several agricultural organizations asked that the European Union (EU) take action
Politics | 8/21/2014 2:45:22 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 -- The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) late Wednesday asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court ruling that upheld the EPA's pollution limits for the
Politics | 8/21/2014 1:14:19 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014-The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today published its final amended rule for the (Modernization of Poultry Slaughter Inspection,) adding a
Politics | 8/21/2014 10:53:10 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 - Nestlé, the world's largest food company measured by revenue, announced new animal welfare standards for its supply chain today, in partnership with
Politics | 8/20/2014 3:39:21 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014-- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a report compiled by the U.S. Forest Service, which says the cost of fighting forest fires increased over the last 20 years as the budgets
Politics | 8/20/2014 3:37:53 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014-- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a report compiled by the U.S. Forest Service, which says the cost of fighting forest fires increased over the last 20 years as the budgets
Politics | 8/19/2014 7:16:20 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 - Expectations of a potentially record corn crop are bolstered by USDA's crop progress report, which said current conditions are better than last year's record harvest
Politics | 8/19/2014 2:56:48 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 - USDA today announced $25 million in funding intended to help rural businesses grow, diversify, and create jobs in the department's ongoing effort to
Politics | 8/18/2014 5:54:50 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2014-- The public comment period for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed changes to its Agricultural Worker Protection Standards, published on
Politics | 8/18/2014 10:11:41 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 - A middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340, an overall 1.8 percent increase from 2012, according to a report
Politics | 8/17/2014 8:15:49 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2014- In a letter sent today to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC)
Politics | 8/14/2014 4:19:22 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014-- USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) Administrator Brandon Willis expects information about the Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) for cotton producers and the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO)
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