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Politics | 8/11/2014 3:16:05 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 -Russia's ban on U.S. poultry imports will not have a major impact on the U.S. industry, according to the National Chicken Council and
Politics | 8/11/2014 9:38:48 AM
DALLAS, Aug. 11, 2014 - Dean Foods, the nation's largest bottled milk company, lost $6 million in its most recent quarter, in a time CEO Gregg Tanner describes as

Politics | 8/11/2014 4:44:57 AM

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014-- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe at a ceremony today to launch the release of new Farmers Markets Limited-Edition
Politics | 8/8/2014 11:46:16 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 -- Cargill Inc. said net earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter fell 12 percent from a year earlier, to $424 million. The company cited weaker economic conditions in some countries and the negative impact of a
Politics | 8/8/2014 9:24:34 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 - Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman has been elected board chairman of the newly established
Politics | 8/7/2014 6:57:19 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014- House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, wrote to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
Politics | 8/7/2014 4:46:13 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 -- Sen. John Walsh of Montana has pulled out of the general election, weeks after allegations surfaced that the Democrat had
Politics | 8/7/2014 4:14:00 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014-- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack provided a six-month update on USDA's progress implementing the 2014 Farm Bill, confirming that a report outlining
Politics | 8/7/2014 3:20:58 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014- USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan Garcia is retiring after 37 years with USDA
Politics | 8/7/2014 11:34:27 AM

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014-- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe at a ceremony today to launch the release of new Farmers Markets Limited-Edition
Politics | 8/6/2014 11:26:38 PM
REDWOOD FALLS, MINNESOTA , Aug. 6, 2014 - Several candidates vying to represent Minnesota constituents had the chance to address the public as
Politics | 8/6/2014 9:52:56 PM
WASHINGTON, August 7, 2014 - It's not your typical definition of hostage-taking, but some wheat growers are starting to feel like (captives) because USDA officials won't inspect
Politics | 8/6/2014 8:47:41 PM
STOWE, Vermont, Aug. 6, 2014 - Consumers are paying more for their favorite candy bars despite the fact that sugar prices have remained relatively flat over the past 30 years,
Politics | 8/6/2014 5:40:33 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 -- A bipartisan group of 63 U.S. representatives have written to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker voicing their opposition to negotiating a suspension agreement with Mexico in the antidumping and countervailing duty cases on
Politics | 8/6/2014 5:01:54 PM
WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014 - The USDA issued a final rule that eliminates restrictions on mature market wood products and other materials
Politics | 8/6/2014 4:15:37 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 -- Russia intends to ban all U.S. agricultural products, which last year totaled about $1.2 billion, as well as fruits and nuts from the European Union, in retaliation for
Politics | 8/6/2014 3:14:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 - Senator Pat Roberts defeated Tea Party challenger Milton Wolf in the Republican primary in Kansas on Tuesday, earning the right to seek a fourth term and
Politics | 8/6/2014 3:09:57 PM
WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced four new partners in the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) program and up to $1 billion in export credit guarantees to boost trade between the U.S. and Africa during the first-ever Africa Leaders Summitin Washington this week.
Politics | 8/6/2014 2:14:48 PM
WASHINGTON, August 4, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the new USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) received 600 pre-proposals before the July deadline.
Politics | 8/6/2014 2:02:35 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2014 - It's National Farmers Market Week and USDA is celebrating by announcing that the number of these popular outlets for
Politics | 8/6/2014 1:40:52 PM
WASHINGTON, August 4, 2014 - The USDA published a Request for Information (RFI) with the Federal Register today and is seeking public comment regarding Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) use in grocery stores.
Politics | 8/6/2014 1:23:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014-USDA issued a final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) today as part of its review to deregulate corn and soybean plants developed by Dow
Politics | 8/6/2014 4:51:44 AM
WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014 - Missouri voters approved a controversial (Right to Farm) provision, on the ballot as (amendment one) by a narrow margin
Politics | 8/6/2014 4:32:28 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014-During the first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington this week, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Rockefeller Foundation announced
Politics | 8/5/2014 3:57:47 PM
WASHINGTON, August 5, 2014 - A report released today by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., highlights the economic importance of keeping rural communities healthy.
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