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ST. LOUIS, Nov. 15, 2013 - Farmland values and cash rents were down in the third quarter of 2013, according to the latest Agricultural Finance Monitor, published by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Despite these declines
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013—Leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee and Senate Finance Committee asked U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman to maintain strong trade agreements during the negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013-Seven former chiefs of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) sent a letter to the House and Senate Agriculture Committee leaders Monday expressing their support for conservation compliance
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013— Veterinarians and Congress members weighed the risks and benefits of passing an amendment to the Horse Protection Act that would require USDA to accredit all inspectors involved in Tennessee Walking Horse shows.
DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 13, 2013- The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced today the formation an Iowa Agriculture Council of farmers and ranchers intended to increase farm animal welfare standards
ROME, Nov. 12. In the wake of severe damage to the fisheries and agriculture sectors in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is mobilizing
The FDA and USDA have said that genetically modified crops are safe and should not warrant additional food labels. Others argue consumers have a right to know if the foods they purchase include ingredients from such crops. At least 30 states have considered additional food label requirements. Vermont recently became the first state to pass their own GMO labeling laws that now are seeing legal challenge from the GMA and others