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Politics | 7/25/2013 10:13:16 PM
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 - A report released today by USDA's Economic Research Service (ERS) predicts
Politics | 7/25/2013 12:17:06 PM
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 - The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee unanimously approved today the nominations of Krysta Harden to serve as

Politics | 7/25/2013 9:37:25 AM
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 - While House Republicans are expected to continue closed door meetings on how to proceed with
Politics | 7/25/2013 8:40:59 AM
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013 - Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, have introduced the Farmer Identity Protection Act (S. 1343) to
Politics | 7/24/2013 7:32:17 PM
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 - The nominations of Krysta Harden to be deputy secretary of agriculture and Robert Bonnie to be under secretary for natural resources and the environment encountered no opposition yesterday
Politics | 7/24/2013 5:42:11 PM
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013- As the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) moves forward in its expanded role with new rules regulating the market, commodity futures market end-users explained the potential
Politics | 7/24/2013 3:29:00 PM
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 - A House Energy subcommittee heard more calls today for changes to the federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS), with one witness
Politics | 7/24/2013 1:59:36 PM
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013 - Former FCC chief economist Simon Wilkie says his report demonstrates how
Politics | 7/23/2013 10:52:30 AM
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2013 - Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., gave the keynote address at the gathering and spoke of the opportunities for innovation
Politics | 7/23/2013 8:29:11 AM
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2013 - The highly-anticipated conference of the Senate and the House farm bills is likely to take more shape
Politics | 7/22/2013 12:49:33 PM
AMES, IOWA, July 22, 2013 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will accept 1.7 million
Politics | 7/19/2013 1:15:59 PM
WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013- American Meat Institute (AMI) President and CEO J. Patrick Boyle announced today that he will step down at the end of 2013 after 24 years of service in the
Politics | 7/19/2013 10:32:05 AM
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 - At least two participants in the Senate Environment and Public Works hearing took care to link last year's hundred-year drought, which devastated a
Politics | 7/19/2013 9:48:30 AM
WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013--The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced today it completed its first review
Politics | 7/19/2013
WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 - The Senate approved a unanimous consent agreement late Thursday to send its five-year farm bill
Politics | 7/18/2013 7:14:18 PM
WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 - The administration is continuing to push for creation of legislation dealing with Trade Promotion Authority
Politics | 7/18/2013 6:14:59 PM
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 - The United States and the European Union may be poles apart on agricultural biotechnology and the protection of geographical indications,
Politics | 7/18/2013 5:18:39 PM
WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 - The Senate confirmed today, on a mostly partisan 59-40 vote, the nomination of
Politics | 7/18/2013 2:41:11 PM
WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 - More than 240 groups from around the country urged Congress today to approve a
Politics | 7/18/2013 2:10:34 PM
WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 - The Senate confirmed today, on a straight party-line vote of 54-46, the nomination of
Politics | 7/18/2013 11:14:33 AM
WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 - The funding is part of the USDA Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program (REDLG).
Politics | 7/18/2013 11:03:18 AM
WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013- Futures market experts suggested during a hearing before the Senate Agriculture Committee that certain proposed rules intended to improve oversight of the
Politics | 7/17/2013 5:48:27 PM
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 - The process of moving a five-year farm bill into conference between Senate and House negotiators continued today with
Politics | 7/17/2013 5:08:53 PM
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2013- World total cereal production is forecast to increase by about seven percent in 2013 compared to last year, helping to raise expectations for more stable
Politics | 7/17/2013 4:06:42 PM
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 - There's a new president in town - or at least a new presidential building - after the Environmental Protection Agency today re-named
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