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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 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 8:14:13 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 - We're just nine days away from President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration and there's no sign of his agriculture secretary.
Politics | 1/10/2017 8:22:00 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 - No, there is still no announcement by President-elect Donald Trump on who will be the next agriculture secretary. But that doesn't mean that the position is held in low regard. It's quite the opposite, according to transition officials.
Politics | 1/9/2017 7:51:58 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2017 - Another week has gone by and there's still no decision from President-elect Donald Trump on who will be the next agriculture secretary, but there is activity on the transition front.
Politics | 1/8/2017 3:30:53 PM

PHOENIX, Jan. 8, 2017 - The head of the nation's largest farm and ranch organization says agriculture should be hopeful for what could come out of the Republican-led Congress and Trump administration.
Politics | 1/6/2017 3:45:11 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2017 - USDA's Food and Nutrition Service is giving public schools another year to comply with sodium reduction targets scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Politics | 1/6/2017 12:56:37 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2017 - Idaho's challenge to a federal land-use plan designed to protect greater sage-grouse has been rejected by a federal judge, who said the state could not demonstrate legal standing.
Politics | 1/6/2017 8:08:02 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2017 - The intrigue surrounding President-elect Donald Trump's search for an agriculture secretary has heightened with the visit to Trump Tower yesterday by Indiana agribusinessman Kip Tom.
Politics | 1/5/2017 3:39:49 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017 - American Petroleum Institute CEO Jack Gerard sees 2017 as a big moment in the life of the energy industry, and he hopes he has allies in the incoming administration.
Politics | 1/5/2017 11:15:57 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan 5, 2017 - Biodiesel production in Iowa reached a record 297 million gallons in 2016, surpassing 2015's total of 242 million gallons, according to the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association.
Politics | 1/5/2017 9:33:19 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2017 - The Comprehensive Plan Update to guide some $3 billion in investments to improve the resources and economies of the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill...
Politics | 1/5/2017 7:26:25 AM
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2017 - President-elect Donald Trump is continuing his search for an agriculture secretary.
Politics | 1/5/2017
WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2017 - Pregnant women, new mothers and their children would benefit from more fish, fruit and vegetables in their diets and less milk, juice and peanut products, according to a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
Politics | 1/4/2017 3:55:27 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2017 - The Trump administration (will issue a new regulation withdrawing the Clean Power Plan) and withdraw (regulation of carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants.)
Politics | 1/4/2017 1:55:02 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017 - Donald Trump takes office in just over two weeks and we still don't know who his agriculture secretary is going to be.
Politics | 1/4/2017 1:31:15 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017 - Trump filled the last major trade position in his administration on Tuesday by announcing that trade lawyer Robert Lighthizer would become U.S. Trade Representative.
Politics | 1/4/2017 1:13:17 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017 - The top priorities for the man expected to head the Environmental Protection Agency in the new administration will include getting rid of the (waters of the U.S.) rule (aka WOTUS) and the Clean Power Plan (CPP).
Politics | 1/4/2017 12:59:16 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017 - The incoming president's pick to head the Interior Department, Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana, will have his hands full overseeing agencies that have an enormous amount of...
Politics | 1/4/2017 12:44:35 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017 - Rep. John Michael (Mick) Mulvaney, R-S.C., President-elect Donald Trump's choice for director of the Office of Management and Budget, brings a determination to cut federal spending that rivals...
Politics | 1/4/2017 12:33:27 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017 - Congressional Republicans are preparing to move a broad overhaul of the tax code that would have significant implications for farmers.
Politics | 1/4/2017 11:07:18 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017 - Is Mexico sneaking tons of refined sugar across the border, disguised as raw product?
Politics | 1/4/2017 10:54:21 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017 - Republican Donald Trump is headed for the White House because he upset Democrat Hillary Clinton in the "outstate" sections...
Politics | 1/4/2017 8:30:03 AM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2017 - President Obama and Vice President-elect Mike Pence will both be on Capitol Hill today as the new Congress moves into its second day.
Politics | 1/3/2017 2:27:41 PM
WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will become president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council when he leaves office this month, says a source familiar with his plans.
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