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Politics | 7/7/2016 2:21:49 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - The North American Climate, Energy and Environment Partnership, announced by...
Politics | 7/7/2016 2:09:39 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), along with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), labor unions and other environmental groups, have signed a...

Politics | 7/7/2016 1:54:50 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - In the search for clean energy solutions, one of the world's largest dairy companies announced that it was switching...
Politics | 7/7/2016 1:39:15 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - Stripper wells are still strong in number, but produced only about 10 percent of U.S. oil output last year, compared to...
Politics | 7/7/2016 1:13:25 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 -SunPower is donating 90 solar panels to the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, California, and Clean Solar is providing the installation services - with the help of students from...
Politics | 7/7/2016 11:37:03 AM
According to the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, ethanol reduces greenhouse gas emissions by an average of 34 percent in comparison to gasoline.
Politics | 7/7/2016 10:28:43 AM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - France-based Danone has agreed to buy WhiteWave Foods and its health-based brands like Silk and Horizon Organic in a deal valued at about $12.5 billion.
Politics | 7/7/2016 7:48:36 AM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - The Senate's landmark compromise on GMO labeling has one final vote to go today before heading to the House.
Politics | 7/6/2016 5:34:58 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - Blame it on the election season, the heat and humidity, or the combustible combination of House Republicans and a high-ranking EPA official. Whatever the reasons, Wednesday's hearing on air regulations was marked by more sharp words than usual, forcing a House subcommittee chairman to gavel the proceedings to order at one point.
Politics | 7/6/2016 5:10:02 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - The Senate could conceivably vote this week to replace ongoing backroom discussions with a formal House/Senate conference to reconcile the two chambers' very different energy bills.
Politics | 7/6/2016 3:26:25 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - Legislation that will write into law President Obama's Feed the Future initiative and a new food aid program is headed to the White House for his signature.
Politics | 7/6/2016 2:45:36 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - A hearing of the House Agriculture Committee explored potential errors in policing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, but some Democrats continue to question the motives of the panel's oversight.
Politics | 7/6/2016 2:35:45 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - The Senate's showdown over biotech labeling is finally here after months upon months of negotiations and debate...
Politics | 7/6/2016 2:20:46 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee assured Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway Tuesday night that legislation authorizing...
Politics | 7/6/2016 2:00:38 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - Cargill Inc. has agreed to sell its 18 ag-retail outlets in the U.S. to Calgary-based Agrium Inc., the largest retail seller of crop inputs in North America. The outlets, located in Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Indiana and Michigan, have annual revenues of over $150 million, Agrium said in a release.
Politics | 7/6/2016 1:32:39 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - Ask almost anyone in farm political circles in Washington to list the top prospect for Hillary Clinton's agriculture secretary and the answer is...
Politics | 7/6/2016 11:09:38 AM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - Soybean, corn, beef, pork and dairy producers can mostly agree that the Trans-Pacific Partnership would be good for business, but that's not the case for...
Politics | 7/6/2016 10:22:44 AM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - The most recent Conservation Reserve Program general signup demonstrated a striking contrast to previous enrollments, which left many wondering if...
Politics | 7/6/2016 9:54:33 AM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - Two days after her highly publicized appearance with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Ohio, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., delivered a little-noticed speech that just might restore...
Politics | 7/6/2016 9:46:13 AM
WASHINGTON - July 7, 2016 - Growing Cannabis is big business.
Politics | 7/6/2016 8:24:06 AM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - The U.S. Senate today will decide the fate of its landmark biotech disclosure bill. An aide to Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts says he's (cautiously optimistic) that the legislation will...
Politics | 7/5/2016 8:09:26 PM
WASHINGTON, July 5, 2016 - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agreed Tuesday to render a decision by June 30, 2019, on whether or not to protect the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act.
Politics | 7/5/2016 9:33:47 AM
An opinion piece published recently on AgriPulse ((2018 Farm Bill - Soil Health)) outlined the importance of the growing interest in improving the health of the nation's agricultural soils. I want to build upon the article's...
Politics | 7/5/2016 8:10:24 AM
WASHINGTON, July 5, 2016 - The push from farm groups and food industry lobbyists continues to intensify for a Senate vote this week on legislation that creates...
Politics | 7/3/2016
WASHINGTON, July 3, 2016 - The Senate this week will decide the fate of a landmark compromise on biotech labeling, with food and agriculture looking to preserve the large bipartisan majority that supported a pivotal procedural move to bring up the legislation.
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