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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2016 - A Washington-based
activist group, the Center for Food Safety, is telling supporters that it will
file a lawsuit within the next two weeks to block the newly enacted biotech
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - The U.S. Wheat Associates is hopeful there will be no business lost and only minor trade delays after a Washington state farmer found 22 unapproved genetically modified plants growing in a field last week, a USW spokesman said.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - A federal appeals court will hear arguments for a second time on whether FDA should release detailed information on egg production in Texas. And this time around, the result could be different.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - Fierce opposition to
the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
at both national political conventions last month is the newest symptom of what
a leading agricultural economist has called...
This week's guest on Open Mic is Sterling Liddell, Senior Vice President for Rabo AgriFinance and Rabobank International in its Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory group. Discussion on a new farm bill has begun across the country and in Washington with calls to get an early start on new policy. Some analysts believe the nation is on the verge of another farm crisis. In this interview, Sterling Liddell offers evidence of financial stress he sees growing on crop farms and highlights factors indicating a significant paradigm shift he believes farmers will have to traverse to survive the economic downturn. Liddell believes the Conservation Reserve Program needs to be revised to help manage crop acres and reduce land costs on marginal acres.