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Politics | 9/28/2016 8:04:38 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Congressional supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership are stepping up pressure on the White House to address some outstanding concerns with...
Politics | 9/27/2016 7:57:25 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2016 - The first presidential debate is in the books. Donald Trump had some of his strongest moments in the debate's first 20 minutes as he went after Hillary Clinton repeatedly on trade policy and accused her of flip-flopping on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Politics | 9/26/2016 8:04:02 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2016 - Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump square off tonight in the first of their three scheduled debates.
Politics | 9/23/2016 8:02:51 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2016 - Negotiations over a stopgap funding bill have bogged down in the Senate amid a fight over whether to include funding for the water problems in Flint, Mich.
Politics | 9/22/2016 8:21:26 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2016 - The first day of fall is here and that means means the new federal fiscal year arrives in just nine more days.
Politics | 9/21/2016 3:21:12 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2016 - Long-time carbon-pricing advocate Bill McKibben insists that putting a steadily increasing price on carbon emissions is essential but won't be enough to avoid the worst consequences of global warming.
Politics | 9/21/2016 1:30:50 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 - Executives of five seed and agrichemical giants undergoing mergers sought to assure skeptical members of the Senate Judiciary Committee that the new companies will...
Politics | 9/21/2016 12:50:23 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 - Should seeds coated with neonicotinoids be regulated as pesticides under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)?
Politics | 9/21/2016 12:46:11 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 - The rusty patched bumble bee is one step closer to becoming the first bee in the continental United States to be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
Politics | 9/21/2016 11:30:21 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 - A White House plan for updating federal regulation of agricultural biotechnology calls for the FDA and EPA to clarify how they will...
Politics | 9/21/2016 11:12:53 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 - The ailing financial situation for many of America's farmers will be getting special attention at the next USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum...
Politics | 9/21/2016 10:21:36 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 - A proposed rule that sounds like a simple formalization of an informal policy has ag law experts scratching their well-educated heads.
Politics | 9/21/2016 10:07:07 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 - Farmworker wages are rising amid a steady decline in illegal immigration from Mexico and a tightening labor supply for growers.
Politics | 9/21/2016 9:42:53 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 - USDA's Pesticide Data Program is looking for help from the agricultural industry in explaining to the public that the food supply is safe.
Politics | 9/21/2016 9:30:30 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 - The (Waters of the U.S.) rule drafted by the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers shows that the agencies are trying to exert far more power over...
Politics | 9/21/2016 8:28:23 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2016 - Tom Vilsack will be back on Capitol Hill today in what could be his last appearance before Congress as agriculture secretary.
Politics | 9/20/2016 7:55:10 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2016 - Executives from five seed and crop protection giants will be on Capitol Hill to defend their merger plans before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Politics | 9/19/2016 3:22:55 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2016 - Senators look to pass a long-stalled child nutrition bill as soon as this week and also will grill top executives of seed and chemical units about the impact of a series of planned mergers on the farm economy.
Politics | 9/19/2016 8:28:23 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2016 - Have a great National Farm Safety and Health Week! The Obama Administration is more active than ever in promoting the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, but the president took time to...
Politics | 9/19/2016
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced new USDA initiatives to counter an epidemic of opioid and heroin abuse that has killed thousands of Americans, with a disproportionate impact on rural communities.
Politics | 9/18/2016 11:15:14 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2016 - The National Pork Producers Council is confident that Congress will brush away pervasive anti-trade sentiments in this election year and approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership in a lame duck vote before a new president takes office.
Politics | 9/16/2016 4:15:12 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2016 - Syngenta Crop Protection has agreed to pay $1.2 million to resolve alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, the Environmental Protection Agency said today.
Politics | 9/16/2016 2:36:22 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2016 - The National Cattlemen's Beef Association is looking to have a say in a lawsuit seeking to force disclosure of records that USDA gathered in an audit of the beef checkoff program.
Politics | 9/16/2016 12:51:57 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2016 - Data reviewed by the Environmental Protection Agency on the safety of glyphosate fail to prove or even suggest the herbicide causes cancer in humans, according to an agency paper posted online in advance of a meeting of EPA scientific advisers next month.
Politics | 9/16/2016 8:32:36 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2016 - Farm groups are sensing hope as the week ends that the Trans-Pacific Partnership could get through Congress this year despite being under attack by both of the major presidential candidates.
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