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Politics | 6/29/2016 2:55:21 PM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - Supporters of the Senate's compromise on biotech labeling are confident it will have the 60 votes necessary to pass the Senate but that action may not come until next week.

Politics | 6/29/2016 8:25:14 AM
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2016 - Farmers are joining the food industry in sending a unified message to Congress to pass the biotech labeling bill.
Politics | 6/28/2016 8:16:58 AM
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2016 - Food and agriculture groups have been working overtime to get the Senate to pass the GMO labeling agreement yet this week.
Politics | 6/27/2016 7:59:38 AM
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2016 - Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts and ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow reached an agreement last week on legislation to preempt state GMO labeling laws for food...
Politics | 6/24/2016 7:54:49 AM
WASHINGTON, June 24, 2016 - U.S. agriculture has reached a critical milestone with the Senate's historic agreement on national disclosure standards for biotechnology.
Politics | 6/23/2016 8:05:30 AM
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2016 - We'll be watching Capitol Hill today for the white smoke from the Senate for news of an agreement on biotech labeling.
Politics | 6/22/2016 6:07:49 PM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - The Bureau of Land Management came under heavy fire today from Republicans in a House hearing that focused on the surging overpopulation of wild horses that are damaging rangeland that livestock producers depend on.
Politics | 6/22/2016 5:12:27 PM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - There's little that's new about congressional examination of the Renewable Fuel Standard, but a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee gave it another try and found a few unturned rocks along the way.
Politics | 6/22/2016 5:11:42 PM
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2016 - Wind energy, with its zero fuel cost and zero emissions, is the fastest growing source of electricity in the United States.
Politics | 6/22/2016 3:17:37 PM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - House members from catfish-producing Southern states say support is growing for their efforts to keep food safety inspection authority for catfish at the USDA.
Politics | 6/22/2016 1:01:29 PM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - Leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee have been closing in on a landmark deal to set national standards for labeling biotech foods.
Politics | 6/22/2016 12:45:11 PM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - Having failed time after time to kill the Obama administration's new air and water rules, congressional Republicans are trying to hit the regulators in the pocketbook.
Politics | 6/22/2016 11:59:58 AM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - The U.K. already buys hundreds of millions of dollars of nuts, beer, wine, ethanol, seafood and other agricultural goods every year from the U.S., and volumes are expected...
Politics | 6/22/2016 11:43:43 AM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - Farmers are a comparative bunch.
Politics | 6/22/2016 11:31:54 AM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are on their way to meeting 2017 targets for phosphorus and sediment reduction, but not nitrogen, EPA said...
Politics | 6/22/2016 11:31:43 AM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - A federal judge in Wyoming ruled Tuesday that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management doesn't have the authority to establish rules over fracking on federal and Indian lands, dealing another blow to President Obama's effort to tighten environmental regulations.
Politics | 6/22/2016 11:13:08 AM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday rolled out its final regulations for commercial flight of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones.
Politics | 6/22/2016 11:02:08 AM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - A decision whether to extend approval of glyphosate for continued use in Europe is coming down to the wire.
Politics | 6/22/2016 10:48:54 AM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - Support in the House for a vote to kill the USDA's catfish inspection program is formidable, but some lawmakers are still fighting to prevent...
Politics | 6/22/2016 10:37:26 AM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - Lawmakers are telling the Pentagon to forget about the idea of Meatless Mondays. An amendment that...
Politics | 6/22/2016 8:37:44 AM
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - The administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, is back on Capitol Hill today for another grilling by Republican lawmakers on a range of issues.
Politics | 6/22/2016
Fair Oaks, Ind., June 22, 2016 - How do you get more young people interested in agriculture and ultimately, careers in our industry?
Politics | 6/21/2016 7:50:41 AM
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2016 - Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts and ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow say they continue to work toward an agreement on biotech labeling standards.
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