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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 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 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 | 8/22/2016 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 | 8/16/2016 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.
Politics | 8/15/2016 4:14:23 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2016 - USDA is predicting bin-busting corn and soybean harvests this year, with record yields - and lower prices -- projected for the nation's two most valuable crops.
Politics | 8/15/2016 11:34:11 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2016 - The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has given the Environmental Protection Agency an additional three months to decide whether to allow continued use of chlorpyrifos.
Politics | 8/12/2016 2:07:25 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2016 -- A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City paints a dim picture of agriculture credit conditions in the nation's heartland.
Politics | 8/12/2016 1:40:55 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2016 - The White House took an important procedural step toward putting the Trans-Pacific Partnership before Congress, one day after Hillary Clinton made clear that she would oppose congressional approval of the trade pact during a lame duck session.
Politics | 8/12/2016 11:46:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2016 - The National Milk Producers Federation is asking USDA to spend between $100 million and $150 million to buy cheese off the market to help out dairy farmers who are suffering from record low prices, weak exports and strong domestic supplies.
Politics | 8/11/2016 6:24:51 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2016 - The American Farm Bureau Federation is asking USDA to provide emergency assistance to U.S. dairy farmers - including purchasing millions of pounds of cheese for government nutrition programs - to help producers in the face of plummeting farm-level milk prices and cash receipts for milk sales.
Politics | 8/11/2016 3:40:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2016 - Oil and gas companies are suing the Bureau of Land Management for failing to conduct quarterly land lease sales as required by law.
Politics | 8/11/2016 12:37:43 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2016 -- The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has taken another big step toward its goal of supporting innovative science addressing today's food and agricultural challenges by naming experts to six advisory councils.
Politics | 8/10/2016 8:57:41 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2016 -- The Cornucopia Institute, an organic industry watchdog group, has filed a complaint with U.S. federal regulators alleging that French dairy giant Danone's proposed acquisition of White Wave Foods is anti-competitive and a threat to the American organic dairy market.
Politics | 8/10/2016 4:05:17 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2016 - Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture, desperate to open up new feed supplies for the livestock industry, is asking the country's biotech regulatory agency to temporarily lift restrictions on corn imports from the U.S.
Politics | 8/10/2016 3:46:33 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2016 - USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service plans to approve a new "non-browning" variety of Fuji apple after concluding it does not pose a risk to human health or the environment.
Politics | 8/9/2016 5:00:12 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2016 - USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service has rejected another shipment of Vietnamese catfish because it tested positive for residues of banned chemicals, according to Food & Water Watch.
Politics | 8/9/2016 4:33:55 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Aug. 9, 2016 - The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) has released a new reference guide designed to help fuel marketers, retailers and equipment companies see why they should be interested in selling higher ethanol blends.
Politics | 8/9/2016 2:55:53 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2016 - Seeking to seize back some campaign momentum, Donald Trump outlined an economic plan that calls for rescinding the Obama administration's "waters of the United States" rule as well its limits on carbon emissions from electric utilities.
Politics | 8/9/2016 9:54:16 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2016 -West Coast union dockworkers will vote next week on whether or not they're willing to discuss an early extension of their contracts, a development that would be very welcomed by agriculture exporters.
Politics | 8/9/2016 9:50:42 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2016 - Hampton Creek, the San Francisco-based startup whose eggless Just Mayo product has been the source of controversy since it was first released nearly three years ago, is once again at the center of a food fight.
Politics | 8/8/2016 6:49:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2016 - South Korea has lifted its hold on stores of U.S. wheat after testing the grain for the presence of unapproved genetically modified organisms, U.S. government and industry officials said.
Politics | 8/8/2016 10:33:26 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2016 - This is National Farmers Market Week (Aug. 7-13), a great time to visit a farmers market and celebrate your local farmers, ranchers and food producers.
Politics | 8/5/2016 4:31:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2016 - Bucking local opposition, CME Group Inc. will add a seasonal discount of $1.50 per hundredweight on live cattle tendered to its Worthing, S.D., delivery point for the October 2017 live cattle futures contract.
Politics | 8/5/2016 4:28:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - Dairy producers will receive $11.2 million in federal payments because of tightening margins in May and June, but only a small amount of production nationwide will qualify for the payments.
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