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Politics | 5/2/2013 12:42:10 PM
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013- President Barack Obama announced the nomination of Mike Froman as U.S. Trade Representative today. Froman held a post as White House
Politics | 5/2/2013 11:39:29 AM
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013- USDA will consider a petition for a genetically engineered potato from the

Politics | 5/2/2013 11:27:15 AM
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013- USDA will consider a petition for a genetically engineered potato from
Politics | 5/2/2013 10:53:52 AM
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a report on honey bee
Politics | 5/2/2013 9:57:44 AM
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 - In a joint statement issued Wednesday, the United States, joined by the governments of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada and Paraguay,
Politics | 5/2/2013
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 - The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) (caved) on federal legislation regulating
Politics | 5/1/2013 5:02:44 PM
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 - President Obama signed legislation into law today that will avoid further furloughs of air traffic controllers across
Politics | 5/1/2013 10:14:14 AM
The United States imports nearly 90% of the seafood we consume, over half of which is produced through aquaculture (farm raised seafood products).
Politics | 5/1/2013 10:07:45 AM
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 - The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) named a new chief executive officer today who has a long history within the soybean industry.
Politics | 5/1/2013 9:38:04 AM
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 - With a growing number of food companies adding caffeine to everything from candy to potato chips
Politics | 5/1/2013 7:38:43 AM
CHICAGO, May 1, 2013- Canadian research projects highlighted at the Biotechnology Industry Organization's (BIO) 2013 International Convention in Chicago last week include
Politics | 5/1/2013
WASHINGTON, May 1, 2013 - Two House committee chairmen called for a return to the drawing board yesterday after the release
Politics | 4/30/2013 8:09:48 PM
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2013 - Quality agricultural open data throughout the world, and particularly in impoverished countries in Africa, is needed to help stem hunger and
Politics | 4/30/2013 12:24:39 PM
WASHINGTON, April 30, 2013 - The Obama Administration should consider a World Trade Organization (WTO) challenge to the European Union's "unprecedented" anti-dumping
Politics | 4/29/2013 5:35:03 PM
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2013 - President Obama is expected to soon sign legislation into law that will avoid further furloughs of air traffic controllers across
Politics | 4/28/2013 8:46:22 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., today urged agriculture groups and other stakeholders, who want a long-term farm bill, to put
Politics | 4/26/2013 2:18:09 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., today urged agriculture groups and other stakeholders, who want a long-term farm bill, to put political pressure on lawmakers with little experience in agricultural policy.
Politics | 4/26/2013 1:07:56 PM

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2013 - Senate Democrats sent a strong message to rural America yesterday at a Rural Summit: We've got your back.
Politics | 4/26/2013 12:36:07 PM
WASHINGTON, April 26, 2013 - House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., today introduced two bills that aim to provide a (workable) temporary agricultural guest worker program and
Politics | 4/26/2013 8:11:20 AM
WASHINGTON, April 26, 2013- Reps. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and David Scott, D-Ga., yesterday introduced a bill that would offer dairy farmers revenue protection
Politics | 4/26/2013 8:04:17 AM
WASHINGTON-April 24, 2013 Senior members of the Senate Finance Committee signaled today that they want the administration to negotiate a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement
Politics | 4/26/2013 5:39:28 AM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - Senate Agriculture Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D- Mich., told participants attending a Rural Summit today that she plans to markup a new
Politics | 4/25/2013 6:15:36 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - The USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) has been taking steps to reduce improper payments as part of a larger effort to
Politics | 4/25/2013 5:37:51 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., today urged agriculture groups and other stakeholders, who want a long-term farm bill, to focus
Politics | 4/25/2013 4:29:02 PM
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 - Agricultural leaders from the G-8 countries will begin a two-day conference in Washington on Monday to discuss policies for online global platforms that
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