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Politics | 2/27/2013 2:16:56 PM
By Mark Jackson: Rose Hill, Iowa. Everyone loves an underdog, which is why Indiana farmer Vernon Hugh Bowman received such good press last week.
Politics | 2/27/2013 10:12:41 AM
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27, 2013- A national Bee Care Tour will encourage growers, beekeepers and researchers to focus on the myriad of factors causing the decline in honey bee populations, said Robyn Kneen, Bayer
Politics | 2/27/2013 8:01:46 AM
Five individuals and two American honey-processing companies were charged with (honey-laundering) last week
Politics | 2/27/2013 7:57:13 AM
Government oversight of food safety is (vital) to the produce industry, and full implementation and funding of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) should help
Politics | 2/27/2013
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27, 2013- Most countries, including those in the European Union, will accept biotechnology food products by the year 2025, said Accenture Senior Director Rich Kottmeyer during Bayer CropScience's 2013 Ag Issues Forum.
Politics | 2/26/2013
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 - Should farmers who receive federal assistance with their crop insurance premiums be required to meet conservation compliance standards?
Politics | 2/25/2013 10:00:38 AM

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2013 - Sarah Bittleman will be joining the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to serve as the agency's new senior agricultural counselor, effective today.
Politics | 2/24/2013 1:02:08 PM
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 21, 2013- Drought, economic strains and generational transitions will continue to be hot topics for the agriculture industry in 2013, but the sector still remains
Politics | 2/22/2013 5:13:03 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2013 - Key U.S. lawmakers hailed a circuit court ruling in the case Dow AgroSciences LLC v. National Marine Fisheries Service as a victory for sound science versus what they described as
Politics | 2/22/2013 3:59:15 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2013- U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced several biotechnology regulatory actions
Politics | 2/22/2013 7:55:35 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2013 - Rumors that President Obama's FY 2014 budget will cut the Food for Peace program have been flying for days - and Wednesday,
Politics | 2/22/2013
RALEIGH, NC. Feb. 20, 2013- Two recent court cases, involving crop insurance adjusters, agents and tobacco farmers, indicate that federal courts are doing more to crack down on sometimes elaborate schemes
Politics | 2/21/2013 6:34:31 PM
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 21, 2013- Drought, economic strains and generational transitions will continue to be hot topics for the agriculture industry in 2013, but the sector still remains one of
Politics | 2/21/2013 6:01:11 PM
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 21, 2013 - More investment in improving global agricultural productivity is necessary in the face of a growing population that requires more
Politics | 2/21/2013 2:12:50 PM

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2013 - The American Petroleum Institute, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and several other groups filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court today, asking that it reverse a D.C. Circuit Court decision
Politics | 2/21/2013 12:10:59 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 - There's no crystal ball for the agricultural biotechnology industry, a number of insiders divulged during a Resources for the Future panel
Politics | 2/21/2013 10:39:25 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2013 - The Department of Justice unsealed a 76-count indictment yesterday charging four former officials of the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) and
Politics | 2/21/2013

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 21, 2013 - The agriculture sector is facing a number of (man-made) problems this year as it continues
Politics | 2/20/2013 3:26:22 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013- USDA announced Wednesday that the risk status of U.S. cattle for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) may soon be moved from
Politics | 2/20/2013 12:37:26 PM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 - U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank today announced the appointment of 37 private-sector representatives to
Politics | 2/20/2013 9:44:21 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 - The Food and Drug Administration has agreed to consider a nearly four-year-old petition from dairy trade associations to allow the use of (any safe and suitable sweetener as an optional ingredient)
Politics | 2/20/2013 8:12:42 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 - A group of bipartisan senators, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., introduced legislation that would remove federal restrictions
Politics | 2/20/2013
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013-What a difference a few weeks can make. After backing an extension as the 2008 farm bill,
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