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Politics | 5/9/2013 10:03:01 AM

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013- Senator John Thune, R-S.D., said he expects the farm bill being marked up in the Senate Agriculture Committee on May 14 to look similar to the Senate-passed
Politics | 5/9/2013 8:58:05 AM
WASHINGTON, May 9, 2013 - The Senate approved Wednesday night, by unanimous consent, an amendment that seeks to ensure that the EPA's pending spill prevention,

Politics | 5/8/2013 7:15:00 PM
WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 - After weeks of suspending some farm payments because of uncertainty over the impact of sequestration
Politics | 5/8/2013 6:56:40 PM
WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 - Many legislatures in states with concentrations of livestock and poultry production have adjourned for the year after debating and occasionally passing
Politics | 5/8/2013 2:32:32 PM
WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 - The National Milk Producers, along with 52 other organizations, sent a joint letter today to members of the House Agriculture Committee
Politics | 5/7/2013 4:21:13 PM
WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013- Senators Mike Johanns, R-Neb., and Jon Tester, D-Mont., are leading a group of Senators in introducing a bill to clarify an exemption for farmers, ranchers,
Politics | 5/7/2013 1:49:47 PM
WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 - Over twenty national agricultural associations today urged the Senate to promptly
Politics | 5/7/2013 11:25:54 AM
WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 - Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, announced the committee markup of the 2013 Farm Bill will
Politics | 5/7/2013 8:21:37 AM
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) multi-lateral trade pact appears destined to become the most consequential and far-reaching
Politics | 5/7/2013 6:37:07 AM
WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013- A letter from six former Chiefs of the USDA Soil Conservation Service and the Natural Resources Conservation Service to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees
Politics | 5/7/2013
WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 - The recent announcement that the House leadership intends to take up a farm bill this summer is likely to spark discussion among lawmakers this week
Politics | 5/6/2013 1:58:09 PM
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 6, 2013- National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) responded to critics of the crop insurance program after USDA reported indemnities reaching a record
Politics | 5/6/2013
WASHINGTON, MAY 6, 2013 - As the House and Senate Agriculture Committees prepare to start writing a new farm bill over the next two weeks, farm and conservation groups reached
Politics | 5/5/2013 6:12:41 PM
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013- President Obama announced the nomination of Mike Froman as U.S. trade representative today.
Politics | 5/3/2013 6:47:11 PM
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013 - House leadership indicated today that they intend to bring the farm bill up
Politics | 5/3/2013 6:35:15 PM
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013 - House leadership indicated today that they intend to bring the farm bill up for
Politics | 5/3/2013 1:22:14 PM
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2013 - The Agriculture Department issued a final rule today that aims to better target Community Connect broadband grants to
Politics | 5/2/2013 4:51:01 PM
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 - Supporters of the U.S. country-of-origin labeling (COOL) program today urged the Agriculture Department to issue a final rule to modify
Politics | 5/2/2013 2:05:00 PM
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013- A report commissioned by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) concludes that record crop insurance payouts are a result of a flawed federal crop insurance structure
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
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