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Politics | 2/16/2014 8:30:05 PM

WASHINGTON,Feb. 17, 2014- In its latest attempt to differentiate itself from other Mexican fast food chains, Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to launch a video series
Politics | 2/16/2014 4:16:51 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 - It's the holiday of love - but there's no love lost between the sugar and candy industries, which are using Valentine's Day not just

Politics | 2/16/2014 12:26:18 PM
By Senator John Thune - South Dakota farmers and ranchers are all too familiar with the harsh temperatures of our hot, dry summers and cold, wet winters
Politics | 2/14/2014 1:04:42 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C., FEB. 14, 2014: The total value of U.S. field crops fell almost 10 percent in 2013 as bumper harvests of major commodities such
Politics | 2/14/2014 12:25:02 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 - USDA will expedite implementation of its livestock disaster assistance program, the Obama administration
Politics | 2/14/2014 9:48:17 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 - The administration said today it is directing USDA to accelerate programs that would aid drought efforts
Politics | 2/13/2014 6:53:48 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 - Countries around the globe must increase investment in agricultural research and irrigation and improve farm-management practices to feed a world population that's expected to swell by 2 billion
Politics | 2/13/2014 2:19:15 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 13, 2014 - U.S. net farm income should remain historically high over much of the next decade based on strong
Politics | 2/13/2014 12:00:54 PM
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 13, 2014 - The greatest risks to the farm sector this year may come from lower-than-expected commodity prices, followed by
Politics | 2/13/2014 11:04:37 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 - Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, introduced legislation (H.R. 4051) Wednesday that would establish a grant program through
Politics | 2/12/2014 8:41:03 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 12, 2014 -- USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has published a final rule amending import regulations for animals and animal products with regard to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)
Politics | 2/12/2014 8:31:57 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 12, 2014 -- Chick-fil-A said its nearly 1,800 restaurants will be serving chicken raised without antibiotics within the next
Politics | 2/12/2014 6:05:38 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 12, 2014 -- A federal judge has ordered an Iowa couple to pay almost $1.4 million in a civil judgement for submitting phony claims for
Politics | 2/12/2014 3:39:06 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 - The Senate approved Wednesday, on a party-line vote of 55-43, legislation that would lift the nation's
Politics | 2/12/2014 3:11:12 PM

NASHVILLE, TN-The new head of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association says battling overregulation by the Environmental Protection
Politics | 2/12/2014 11:14:08 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 - Four senators introduced legislation Tuesday to authorize $300 million in emergency funds for drought-relief
Politics | 2/12/2014
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 - Just days after flying on Air Force One to witness President Obama sign the farm bill at her alma mater, Michigan State University, Senator Debbie Stabenow traveled to Scottsdale, Arizona, to WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 - With the 2014 farm bill finally signed into law, most people have moved to the next stages of education and implementation. But a few actually caught up on WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 - One of the European Union's top billed issues in trade negotiations is the question of (geographical indications,) many in the WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 - One of the European Union's top billed issues in trade negotiations is the question of (geographical indications,) many in the dairy industry tell Agri-Pulse. The term refers to WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 - Biotechnology interests say provisions in the new farm bill that for the first time recognize biobased products and renewable chemicals on a par with biofuels represents a sea change, offering WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 - A top executive at Smithfield Foods told an audience of young farmers and ranchers this weekend that they must keep the attitudes of their customers front and center when
Politics | 2/11/2014 6:59:49 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 - The restaurant industry did better than the U.S. economy as a whole in 2013 - and will continue to do so in 2014, according to theNational Restaurant Association.
Politics | 2/11/2014 6:45:47 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 - During a state visit by French President François Hollande, President Obama said Tuesday the leaders discussed an array of issues including
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