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WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2015 - Farm groups and agricultural stakeholders are
celebrating a federal appeals panel decision to issue a nationwide stay on the
Environmental Protection Agency's Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, suspending
the rule's implementation in the 37 states that were outside of an earlier
the annual World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue this week, I'm not only reminded only
of Dr. Borlaug's commitment to ending hunger, but also of his ability to
deliver a profound message with simple words.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2015 - House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan was under heavy pressure from colleagues to run for speaker as Republicans prepared to break for a weeklong recess with no other obvious option.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2015 - A federal appeals panel has issued a nationwide stay on the Environmental Protection Agency's Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, suspending the rule's implementation in the 37 states that were outside of an earlier ruling.
New York, Oct. 8, 2015 - The state of Vermont and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) squared off Thursday in a battle over the nation's first mandatory labeling law for foods made with genetically engineered products.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2015 - USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service has issued commodity-by-commodity fact sheets outlining the reductions in tariffs and increases in import quotas negotiated under the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2015 - A hearing of the House Agriculture Committee Wednesday offered little information about the specifics of the upcoming Dietary Guidelines for Americans, but new information on topics that will or won't be addressed in the pivotal document.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2015 - Two agricultural groups released documentation today claiming that uncertainty surrounding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is a major factor in projected drops in net farm income.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2015 - Monsanto reported a 15.5 percent drop in net income for the fiscal year that ended Aug. 31 to $2.314 billion, citing a decline in commodity prices and restructuring charges.The seed giant also announced job cuts and forecast a drop in earnings for FY 2016.
This week’s guest on Open Mic is US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. In this exclusive interview, the Kentucky Republican shares a very dismal view for approving a new trade agreement this year and his plans to see the appropriations process complete under regular order. McConnell shares his frustration with the Obama administration’s environmental agenda and thoughts on finding a compromise on federal preemption legislation to prevent state labeling laws on foods with ingredients from genetically enhanced crops.