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WASHINGTON, MARCH 9, 2014 -- U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack both say the U.S. is working hard to reach a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) before President Obama's trip to Asia in April but
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has rescheduled a stakeholder meeting on live animal quarantine centers that was cancelled this week due to inclement weather. The day-long meeting will take place
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 - There was little movement on the multilateral Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during the talks that concluded last week in Singapore, and experts say a deal isn't expected until after
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 - Compared to the more popular options available to farmers and ranchers, (whole farm) insurance might be considered the Rodney Dangerfield of the industry. These plans, which aim to protect against
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 - In a move observers say is (no coincidence,) the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) unleashed a major marketing campaign this week to promote their
WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 - A new report from the Governmental Accountability Office (GAO) finds that 1.2 million students stopped purchasing school lunches over the last three school years - just as USDA
Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns believes the lame duck agenda will be brief and the 114th congress challenged with a blizzard of regulatory authority exerted from the Obama administration. While the GOP majority in both the House and Senate cannot be ignored, both chambers may struggle to muster enough votes to override a presidential veto on key issues. Johanns expects a tremendous amount of energy around the appropriations and budget process in the new congress. Many wonder what might be the next political step for this Nebraska Republican.