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Politics | 9/18/2012 10:09:15 AM

Corn carryin boosts US corn supplies

WASHINGTON, September 18 2012- Higher projected corn carryin boosts U.S. corn supplies despite declined production, according to an Economic Research Service
Politics | 9/17/2012 11:48:27 AM

 NRCS Chief White: New partnership takes the bite out of the ESA

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2012- The National Resources Conservation Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced a collaboration Sunday night that

Politics | 9/17/2012

 Washington Week Ahead: Short-term farm bill extension?

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2012 - With just three legislative days left before members of the U.S. House of Representatives leave town until
Politics | 9/14/2012 1:57:11 PM

EPA sets bio-based diesel volumes for 2013

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increased the biodiesel volume requirement for next year under the
Politics | 9/14/2012 11:07:15 AM

Dairy state lawmakers request adjustments to MILC

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2012- In absence of a new five-year farm bill, 60 senators and representatives requested House and Senate leaders to adjust
Politics | 9/14/2012 8:39:39 AM

House passes short-term funding plan

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2012- The House passed a six-month continuing resolution last night to keep the government funded through
Politics | 9/14/2012

Ag Issues Debate Heats Up Presidential Race

DES MOINES, IA- September 12, 2012 -With less than 60 days to go before the presidential election, the Romney and Obama campaigns met in Iowa to debate farm policy through surrogates;
Politics | 9/13/2012 5:09:25 PM

 GOP leaders whip farm bill extension

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2012 - House GOP leaders are in the process of trying to assess the potential vote count in anticipation of offering either
Politics | 9/13/2012 3:20:22 PM

Ag leaders want more pressure from constituents for a farm bill

WASHINGTON, September 12, 2012- Without more pressure from constituents, a new five-year farm bill will not pass through the House this year, said House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson, D-Minn. at a rally near the Capitol
Politics | 9/13/2012 2:30:56 PM

Braley files farm bill discharge petition

WASHINGTON, September 13, 2012- Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, filed his discharge petition to force the House farm bill to the floor today
Politics | 9/13/2012 12:24:17 PM

Beef Products Inc. sues ABC News for $1 billion

DAKOTA DUNES, S.D., September 13, 2012 —Beef Products, Inc. (BPI) announced its suit against ABC News today for defamatory coverage of the product, lean finely textured beef (LFTB).
Politics | 9/13/2012 12:16:54 PM

Beef Products Inc. sues ABC News for $1 billion

DAKOTA DUNES, S.D., September 13, 2012 —Beef Products, Inc. (BPI) announced its suit against ABC News today for defamatory coverage of the product, lean finely textured beef (LFTB).
Politics | 9/13/2012 11:32:53 AM

Beef Products Inc. sues ABC News for $1 billion

DAKOTA DUNES, S.D., September 13, 2012 — Beef Products, Inc. (BPI) announced its suit against ABC News today for defamatory coverage of the product, lean finely textured beef
Politics | 9/13/2012

Ag Issues Debate Heats Up Presidential Race

DES MOINES, IA- September 12, 2012 -With less than 60 days to go before the presidential election, the Romney and Obama campaigns met in Iowa to debate farm policy through surrogates;
Politics | 9/12/2012 5:33:33 PM

Gov. Dalrymple, CHS announce plan for major fertilizer plant

BISMARCK, N.D.,September 12, 2012-Gov. Jack Dalrymple and leaders of CHS Inc., the nation's largest farmer-owned cooperative, today announced that the company is taking steps toward constructing a nitrogen fertilizer
Politics | 9/12/2012 4:10:10 PM

 Rep. Huelskamp: Farm Bill delay all about Iowa

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 - Even before the Farm Bill Now rally wrapped up around noon today, some members of Congress were meeting to explain their views on cutting federal spending - including their desire to cut even more out of new farm bill.
Politics | 9/12/2012 8:46:18 AM

US corn and soybean production lowered while global wheat stocks decline

WASHINGTON, September 12, 2012- U.S. corn and soybean production estimates are lowered due to this year's drought conditions and Russia's wheat reductions caused global wheat supplies
Politics | 9/11/2012

 Vilsack emphasizes RFS energy debate at Growth Energy meeting

WASHINGTON, September 11, 2012- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pledged his support for the Renewable Fuels Standard at the Growth Energy executive leadership conference
Politics | 9/10/2012 6:57:58 PM

Farm Bill rally speakers announced

WASHINGTON (Sept. 10, 2012) - The "Farm Bill Now!" coalition will host a rally on U.S. Capitol grounds Wednesday morning to encourage Congress to pass a new, comprehensive, five-year farm bill before current farm
Politics | 9/10/2012 7:11:28 AM

Scotts Miracle-Gro will pay largest criminal penalty under FIFRA

WASHINGTON, September 10, 2012 - A federal district court in Columbus, Ohio, sentenced the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, a producer of pesticides for commercial and consumer lawn and garden
Politics | 9/10/2012

 Vilsack on farm bill delay: Baloney!

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2012 - In one of his most strongly-worded attacks on the GOP leadership's failure to schedule floor time to vote on a new farm bill, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told farmers attending

Washington Week Ahead: Still searching for farm bill floor time

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2012 - Farm leaders from all around the U.S. tried to prod lawmakers into passing a new farm bill while members of Congress were back in their respective districts over the August recess.
Politics | 9/9/2012 9:36:51 PM

Ag groups ask Senate to refrain from disaster bill

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2012 - Citing concerns over further delays in completing a new five-year farm bill, thirteen farm organizations sent a letter to Senate
Politics | 9/7/2012 2:18:39 PM

Obama includes biofuel and climate change in his convention speech

WASHINGTON, September 7, 2012- President Barack Obama gave his nomination acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. last night, where he used
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