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Politics | 3/27/2013 3:57:23 PM
WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 - Despite claims otherwise by the oil industry, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and its RIN credits have not been a factor in the recent increase
Politics | 3/27/2013 3:21:36 PM
WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013 - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., who is a newly appointed member of President Obama's Export Council, today urged Obama to exempt bulk shipments

Politics | 3/27/2013 2:34:02 PM

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2013- A demonstration organized by supporters of labeling genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products today consisted of a handful of
Politics | 3/26/2013 7:08:42 PM
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013 - With members of Congress back home for the holiday break, both supporters and opponents of new gun control legislation are turning out in droves.
Politics | 3/26/2013 6:30:46 PM
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013 - A coalition of 75 food and agricultural organizations urged the U.S. administration and other countries today to (quickly welcome)
Politics | 3/26/2013 5:46:10 PM
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013 - President Obama today signed into law legislation (H.R. 933) that avoids a federal government shutdown and provides funding to
Politics | 3/26/2013 8:08:46 AM
WILMINGTON, Del., and ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2013 - DuPont announced today that it entered into a series of technology licensing agreements with Monsanto that include a multi-year
Politics | 3/26/2013
COLUMBIA, S.C., March 27, 2013 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the USDA intends to expand its (StrikeForce) initiative
Politics | 3/25/2013
WASHINGTON, March 25, 2013 - Despite a slowdown over the last two years, China is on track for a fourth consecutive decade of growth and could overtake the United States
Politics | 3/23/2013
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2013 - The Senate narrowly approved a fiscal year2014 budget resolution(S.Con.Res. 8)early this morning on a largely partisan 50-49 vote, representing the first time in four years the chamber has approved a budget
Politics | 3/22/2013 11:25:57 PM
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 - The House approved today, with a 318-109 vote, legislation (H.R. 933) that would avoid a shutdown of the federal government and stave off tentative furloughs of
Politics | 3/22/2013 7:11:42 PM
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2013 - The Senate continued debate early today, and through last night, on dozens of amendments-including seven agriculture-related provisions-to its FY 2014 budget plan
Politics | 3/22/2013 4:27:25 PM
WASHINGTON, March 22, 2013 - Environmental and consumer groups filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week in
Politics | 3/22/2013 3:04:04 PM
WASHINGTON, March 22, 2013- The decreasing supply of water for agricultural use is highlighted during events for the United Nation's World Water Day recognized today
Politics | 3/21/2013 6:34:35 PM
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 - The House approved today, with a 221-207 party-line vote, its fiscal year 2014 budget bill(H.Con.Res. 25)that aims to reduce deficits by $4.6 trillion over the next 10 years by making major cuts to many domestic programs.
Politics | 3/21/2013 5:15:52 PM
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 - The House Committee on Energy and Commerce released March 20 the first in a series of white papers that will serve as
Politics | 3/21/2013 4:23:51 PM
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013 - The Senate approved today, with a 73-26 vote, a continuing resolution (S. 933) that would avoid tentative furloughs of Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) meat inspectors as part of
Politics | 3/21/2013 1:42:44 PM

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, stating that odds favor
Politics | 3/21/2013 6:15:02 AM
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013 - The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) requested Tuesday that the federal government conduct a multi-agency investigation into (highly discriminatory and unlawful conduct)
Politics | 3/21/2013
WASHINGTON, March 21, 2013 - A bipartisan pair of Ohio representatives yesterday disseminated a (Dear Colleague) letter to drum up support for new state-coordinated National Lunch Program guidelines
Politics | 3/20/2013 8:09:14 PM
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013 - The House Agriculture Committee today approved several reforms to the nation's major financial regulatory overhaul bill passed in 2010, the Dodd-Frank
Politics | 3/20/2013 5:52:59 PM
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013 - The Senate approved today, with a 73-26 vote, a continuing resolution (S. 933) that would avoid tentative furloughs of Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) meat inspectors as part
Politics | 3/20/2013 5:21:33 PM
WASHINGTON, MARCH 20, 2013 - Members of the House Small Business Committee made clear Wednesday that business development programs
Politics | 3/20/2013 7:52:30 AM
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013 - The National Museum of American History unveiled yesterday a new website that the public can use to upload their agricultural stories and histories
Politics | 3/20/2013 7:02:00 AM
EAST LANSING, MICH., March 20 - Researchers at Michigan State University are cautioning against a possible downside to the increased development of non-food bioenergy
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