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Politics | 10/21/2016 8:10:47 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is worried that food and restaurant companies are forcing changes in farming practices that will impose unsustainable costs on producers.
Politics | 10/20/2016 8:23:29 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2016 - In the third and final presidential debate last night, Donald Trump refused to say whether he would accept the result of the election.

Politics | 10/19/2016 8:03:43 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2016 - The third and final presidential debate this year is set for tonight in Las Vegas. Donald Trump badly needs to use the debate to reset the race and regain the momentum over the past two weeks.
Politics | 10/18/2016 8:00:28 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2016 - Farm groups are still dissecting the collection of new trade measures by the White House Friday to strengthen ties with Cuba.
Politics | 10/17/2016 8:14:45 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2016 - President Barack Obama may not be able to convince Congress to lift the roughly 50-year old U.S. embargo on Cuba before his second term is up, but the White House is doing everything it can to build more ties to the communist country.
Politics | 10/14/2016 7:56:28 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says he wants to make sure his successor gets off to a good start, so he's preparing a long, private memorandum providing advice about what he considers potential challenges and opportunities at USDA.
Politics | 10/13/2016 8:03:11 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2016 - Donald Trump's campaign is circulating a set of talking points on agricultural policy that includes a pledge that a Trump administration would work to stop states from imposing regulations that affect farmers nationwide.
Politics | 10/12/2016 11:32:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2016 - A new report by Informa Economics IEG warns that the American dairy industry stands to lose billions of dollars if the U.S. were to...
Politics | 10/12/2016 11:18:36 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2016 - China is once again saying it's willing to lift its ban on U.S. beef, but American officials are taking a wait and see attitude, noting that the...
Politics | 10/12/2016 11:01:24 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2016 - When the Scientific Advisory Panel begins four days of meetings next week to examine the carcinogenic potential of glyphosate, Christopher Portier won't be there.
Politics | 10/12/2016 10:37:58 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 2016 - While the greater sage grouse may have avoided an Endangered Species Act listing, the Bureau of Land Management is still working to...
Politics | 10/12/2016 10:24:53 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2016 - USDA says it's planning to buy $20 million worth of domestic cheddar cheese in a renewed effort to...
Politics | 10/12/2016 10:18:48 AM

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2016 - The Wikileaks dump of emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta, show that her advisers considered her position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership to be a...
Politics | 10/12/2016 9:32:57 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2016 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) may not have the authority to ensure that mitigation for land use...
Politics | 10/11/2016 9:16:25 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2016 - U.S. and EU negotiators say they spent a good chunk of time during Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership talks this week seeking agreement on sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) issues, some of which are keeping some U.S. beef, pork and poultry out of Europe.
Politics | 10/11/2016 8:08:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2016 - U.S. and EU negotiators wrapped up the 15th round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations last week under general expectations that there will not be a final deal reached this year.
Politics | 10/7/2016 2:36:10 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2016 - The public and private sectors are being called upon to increase diversity in the agricultural workforce. A new White House initiative will seek to create programs and partnerships to entice different segments of the population into ag and science careers.
Politics | 10/7/2016 11:11:39 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2016 - A USDA review of the American Egg Board's activities found instances of (inappropriate conduct) on the part of AEB officials, but stops short of accusing them of violating the law governing the checkoff.
Politics | 10/7/2016 7:49:51 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2016 - Citrus growers in Florida have been bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Matthew, fearing the high winds will damage the grapefruit crop. The state citrus commission has already eased its juice standards so that growers can salvage fruit that is knocked off of trees.
Politics | 10/6/2016 4:17:09 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2016 - A Chinese national who snatched inbred corn seeds from DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto production fields has received a three-year prison sentence for conspiracy to steal trade secrets.
Politics | 10/6/2016 3:44:21 PM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2016 - Sally Rockey marked her first year as executive director of the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research by putting out the call for "revolutionary" ideas that can help farmers feed a world population that's expected to swell beyond 9 billion by mid-century.
Politics | 10/6/2016 10:04:02 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2016 - The energy sector has seen a major increase in the number of successful cyber-attacks over the past year...
Politics | 10/6/2016 9:30:11 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2016 - EPA and the Department of Justice filed a complaint Tuesday against NGL Crude Logistics LLC and Western Dubuque Biodiesel LLC as well as announcing a...
Politics | 10/6/2016 9:14:01 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2016 - U.S. propane exports increased by more than 230,000 barrels per day (b/d) in the first half of 2016, over the same period a year earlier...
Politics | 10/6/2016 8:03:56 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2016 - Donald Trump has assured leaders of the American Farm Bureau Federation that they will like his policies on trade and immigration if he's elected president.
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