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Politics | 9/7/2016 2:14:30 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2016 - The House and Senate hold a kick-off conference meeting Thursday to launch the process of reconciling sharp differences between competing versions of the energy bill that Congress hopes to finalize this year.
Politics | 9/7/2016 1:07:22 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 - Up, up, up. That seems to be the trend line for CEO compensation at major nonprofit trade organizations in the agriculture, food and energy space.

Politics | 9/7/2016 12:39:33 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 - Call it CSP 3.0. The Natural Resources Conservation Service is preparing to roll out a series of major changes to the Conservation Stewardship Program designed to make it easier for...
Politics | 9/7/2016 11:32:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 - Some 76 small businesses in 35 state will split $7.4 million in USDA funding for research projects related to agricultural issues, food security and natural resources.
Politics | 9/7/2016 11:03:35 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 - Senators Chuck Schumer of New York and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin are urging U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to investigate new...
Politics | 9/7/2016 10:52:17 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 - Congress is back in Washington this week after a seven-week hiatus, but the priorities of House and Senate leadership likely won't leave much room for the goals of...
Politics | 9/7/2016 10:41:24 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 - As November elections loom along with the ensuing lame duck session of Congress, farm groups are starting to assess just how bad it would be if...
Politics | 9/7/2016 10:28:54 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 - The European Food Safety Authority's GMO panel has issued a clean bill of health to Syngenta's genetically modified five-event stack in maize...
Politics | 9/7/2016 8:13:10 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 - The Senate Judiciary Committee is moving ahead with plans to look into the mergers taking place in seed and chemical sectors.
Politics | 9/6/2016 9:01:12 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2016 - Lawmakers return to the Capitol for the first time since mid-July for a month-long session in which they must pass a stopgap bill to keep the government running until when the new fiscal year starts Oct. 1
Politics | 9/6/2016 8:28:47 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2016 - USDA's announcement that it's making available an additional $185 million worth of direct and guaranteed operating loans is getting cheers from agriculture groups.
Politics | 9/4/2016 1:36:59 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2016 - Japan has resumed purchases of U.S. wheat, lifting restrictions imposed in late July after a farmer found unapproved genetically modified plants growing in a field in Washington state.
Politics | 9/2/2016 9:30:59 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2016 - USDA's Farm Service Agency announced today that it is offering some much-needed relief to financially stressed farmers by making an additional $185 million worth of direct and guaranteed loans available in the short remainder of this fiscal year.
Politics | 9/2/2016 7:59:49 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2016 - Farmers in the Southeast are bracing for the arrival of Hermine today. USDA meteorologist Mark Brusberg says that about 20 percent of the nation's cotton crop lies in the path that the storm is expected to take through Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.
Politics | 9/1/2016 2:23:09 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2016 - Deere Co. and Precision Planting LLC say they plan to fight the Justice Department's attempt to block the farm equipment giant's acquisition of Precision Planting on antitrust grounds.
Politics | 9/1/2016 11:21:25 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2016 - The rapid growth of rooftop solar and expected carbon emissions limits are forcing electric utilities and regulatory agencies to write new rules to make it...
Politics | 9/1/2016 10:47:34 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2016 - Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz called for increased investments in the ability to respond to energy emergencies during a...
Politics | 9/1/2016 10:15:16 AM

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2016 - Ask most boaters about ethanol and boats and you'll likely hear that the two don't go together.
Politics | 9/1/2016 9:56:26 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2016 - The Energy Information Administration (EIA) has updated its State Energy Profiles...
Politics | 9/1/2016 8:44:48 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2016 - Donald Trump cleared up some questions about his immigration policy - and raised a few more - during a widely anticipated speech in Arizona that followed a whirlwind trip to meet with the president of Mexico.
Politics | 8/31/2016 4:40:14 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2016 -- Michael Dykes, long-time vice president of government affairs at Monsanto, has been chosen as the next president and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association.
Politics | 8/31/2016 4:09:10 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2016 - The National Grain and Feed Association will be taking a close look at a Surface Transportation Board proposal to develop a new rail rate review process designed to make it easier for grain shippers to challenge unreasonable rates.
Politics | 8/31/2016 3:30:25 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2016 - Jim Matheson, a Democrat who was elected to seven terms in the U.S. House from a reliably Republican district in Utah, knows something about what it takes to work across party lines and buck political headwinds.
Politics | 8/31/2016 2:50:53 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2016 - Several major agricultural and food companies are combining resources with environmental groups to support on-farm conservation and improve soil health.
Politics | 8/31/2016 2:48:30 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2016 - Congress ends an unusually long summer break next week facing critical unfinished business and little time to complete it. Dominating the to-do list is funding for the...
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