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Politics | 8/31/2016 8:35:10 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2016 - Donald Trump is slated to make what's billed as a major speech on immigration this evening in Phoenix.
Politics | 8/30/2016 8:06:48 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2016 - The National Association of Wheat Growers isn't waiting to get started on the next farm bill.

Politics | 8/29/2016 8:30:27 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2016 - Arkansas rice farmers have been hit hard by the recent rains and flooding, but it's proving difficult to evaluate the damage.
Politics | 8/26/2016 8:13:41 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2016 - There's some good news on the agricultural trade front. USDA's first forecast for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1 projects that U.S. agricultural exports are...
Politics | 8/25/2016 7:51:35 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2016 - Donald Trump is shifting sharply on the immigration issue, but he isn't pulling his punches on trade policy.
Politics | 8/24/2016 10:28:14 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - Come the new year, U.S. farmers will have to begin complying with a host of new EPA regulations designed to protect farm workers from any...
Politics | 8/24/2016 10:16:44 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - A federal judge has limited the scope of litigation seeking to hold Syngenta responsible for damages caused by...
Politics | 8/24/2016 10:06:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - USDA doesn't have the manpower or funds yet to complete the federal rule for the GMO disclosure law, but the department...
Politics | 8/24/2016 9:34:38 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - A new survey shows cover crops get rave reviews from producers that plant them, but those that don't...
Politics | 8/24/2016 8:23:35 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - The Agriculture Department has agreed to buy 11 million pounds of cheese to help shore up dairy prices.
Politics | 8/23/2016 5:19:15 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2016 - An environmental group is seeking to force the Fish and Wildlife Service to act on petitions to protect 417 animals and plants under the Endangered Species Act.
Politics | 8/23/2016 4:20:29 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2016 - USDA announced today it will spend an estimated $20 million to take about 11 million pounds of cheese off the market and reduce the surplus that has helped keep prices low.
Politics | 8/23/2016 1:13:47 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2016 - Recruiting military veterans and youth into farming should be a major goal of the next farm bill, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said today at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event to highlight its Hiring our Heroes program.
Politics | 8/23/2016 8:17:59 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2016 - Louisianans are still waiting for the water to recede, cleaning up the damage, taking stock of their losses and trying to salvage what they can from the devastation of recent flooding.
Politics | 8/23/2016
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2016 - Agriculture and construction equipment giant John Deere today announced layoffs at two Iowa manufacturing plants. The news comes days after the company reported profit for its fiscal third quarter fell from the year-earlier period.
Politics | 8/22/2016 4:16:10 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2016 - USDA was ordered to look into the possibility of creating a catfish insurance program and the result is disappointing to many of the nation's catfish farmers.
Politics | 8/22/2016 12:56:05 PM
As the agricultural economy enters a down period in which low commodity prices have strained farm incomes and concerns about liquidity have reached an all-time high, agricultural bankers are ready and willing to help America's farmers and ranchers.
Politics | 8/22/2016 8:28:50 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2016 - China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) announced that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. cleared its proposed $43 billion takeover of Syngenta - removing one of the biggest potential obstacles to the deal.
Politics | 8/22/2016 8:15:17 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2016 - While we were away for our August break, Agri-Pulse kicked off a new video series that will bring you closer to some of Washington's key agricultural influencers.
Politics | 8/19/2016 10:52:38 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2016 - From underwater fields to drowned cattle, the damage to Louisiana farmers and ranchers from the recent storms and continued flooding is extensive, but state officials say they are doing what they can to prevent losses.
Politics | 8/18/2016 2:59:56 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2016 - The Environmental Protection Agency has been taken to the woodshed by its Office of Inspector General, which said the agency has failed to provide legally required reports to Congress.
Politics | 8/18/2016 11:54:02 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack awarded almost $18 million in funding for projects impacting beginning farmers and ranchers on the heels of a roundtable discussion in his home state with producers who are just getting started.
Politics | 8/17/2016 2:29:52 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2016 - Slickspot peppergrass, a plant that lives on about 60,000 acres of sagebrush-steppe habitat in southwestern Idaho, will once again be considered a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.
Politics | 8/17/2016 1:50:14 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2016 - Donald Trump's campaign has set up a geographically diverse team of agricultural leaders that includes congressmen, governors, state agriculture commissioners, trade association leaders and producers of grain, livestock, poultry and fruits and vegetables.
Politics | 8/16/2016 10:37:10 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug.15, 2016 - More affordable cropland isn't just something that could improve producer margins; it's something that is an absolute necessity, according to a new report.
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