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Politics | 1/19/2017 8:32:17 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2017 - Donald Trump has finally settled on an agriculture secretary, former Gov. Sonny Perdue.
Politics | 1/18/2017 8:15:51 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 - Senate Democrats will be going after Scott Pruitt's record as Oklahoma attorney general as they try to use his confirmation hearing today to derail his nomination to run the EPA.

Politics | 1/17/2017 8:14:29 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2017 - It's officially the last week of the Obama administration and there's still been no announcement on who will be President Donald Trump's agriculture secretary.
Politics | 1/13/2017 5:08:12 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2017 - The Supreme Court will decide whether the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals was right to assert jurisdiction over legal challenges to the (waters of the U.S.) rule.
Politics | 1/13/2017 4:57:27 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2017 - Corn, soybean and cotton growers in 34 states will be allowed to use Enlist Duo under a new decision issued by EPA.
Politics | 1/13/2017 12:01:43 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2017 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack left office Friday, one week ahead of President Obama. A spokesman for President-elect Donald Trump said a nominee to succeed Vilsack would be named (some time soon.)
Politics | 1/13/2017 10:26:03 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2017 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway has tapped Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., to head up the panel's Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry in the 115th Congress. He also named chairs for the Ag Committee's other five subcommittees.
Politics | 1/13/2017 7:55:54 AM
WASHINGTON - Jan 13, 2017 - Concerns in agriculture about President-elect Donald Trump's trade policy are getting attention on Capitol Hill.
Politics | 1/12/2017 5:08:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 - House Republicans pushed through legislation to curb Dodd-Frank regulations on the futures industry and freeze spending at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Politics | 1/12/2017 4:32:01 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 - Getting rid of the (waters of the U.S.) rule may be more difficult than WOTUS opponents hope, top lawyers for the federal government said just days before ....
Politics | 1/12/2017 2:27:07 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 - The full slate of House Agriculture Committee Republicans has been finalized, bringing a clearer picture to the panel that will shape the next farm bill.
Politics | 1/12/2017 10:48:18 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 - President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican Congress should scrap a wide range of laws and regulations that impinge on free choice, including the ethanol mandate and biotech crop oversight, says a libertarian Washington group with oil, coal and financial industry ties.
Politics | 1/12/2017 10:34:49 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 - In his final days in the White House, President Obama clearly is determined to do whatever he can to make sure renewable energy continues on its current growth path.
Politics | 1/12/2017 10:16:40 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 - A survey taken after the election shows strong support for ethanol among Trump voters in six battleground states in the Midwest.
Politics | 1/12/2017 10:01:50 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 - In an effort to drive down the cost of technologies needed to reuse, recycle and remanufacture materials such as metals, fibers, polymers and electronic waste, the Energy Department (DOE) has announced the creation of...
Politics | 1/12/2017 9:41:27 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 - The U.S. exported 121.9 million gallons (MG) of ethanol in November, the third-largest monthly total in five years, according to government trade data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA).
Politics | 1/12/2017 9:21:29 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 - In 2016, the spot energy index in the S&P Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI) rose more than any other commodity group, some 48 percent...
Politics | 1/12/2017 8:15:04 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 - We're down to one. President-elect Donald Trump now has only one cabinet opening left, and that's Agriculture, after announcing his pick for Veterans Affairs yesterday.
Politics | 1/11/2017 4:42:46 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 - The head of the U.S. Grains Council says China's decision to slap punitive duties on U.S. distiller's dried grains with solubles will effectively kill...
Politics | 1/11/2017 2:13:05 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 -- President-elect Donald Trump has made clear he plans to make good on his campaign promises to undo major parts of President Obama's regulatory agenda. But that could be heavy lifting for the executive branch, requiring a time-consuming notice-and-comment process that could take many months or years to complete.
Politics | 1/11/2017 12:42:53 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 - The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) wants the Trump administration and the 115th Congress to make reform of the federal rulemaking process a top priority...
Politics | 1/11/2017 11:40:47 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 - A handful of ag economists all offered similarly gloomy pictures of the farm economy this week at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 98th Annual Convention in Phoenix.
Politics | 1/11/2017 11:25:04 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 - A change in House budgetary rules could make it easier for states or local governments to gain control of federal lands.
Politics | 1/11/2017 11:08:10 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 - In the U.S. farmland cash rent arena, landlords may see further erosion on their returns while tenants should expect mostly stable to moderately falling rates.
Politics | 1/11/2017 10:41:44 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 - President-elect Donald Trump's search for an agriculture secretary drags on. His inauguration is just nine days away and there has been mostly silence from the Trump transition on the search process over the past week. Speculation abounded last week that...
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