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Oct. 7 - A coalition of environmental groups lost a Florida court case against USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regarding field trials of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6- Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) and Cong. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) introduced $40 billion in farm bill cuts yesterday. The Rural Economic Farm and Ranch Sustainability and Hunger Act (REFRESH) would
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 - The National Farmers Union (NFU) says the 2012 Farm bill should combine parts of the SURE, ACRE, and Direct and Countercyclical Payment programs to create an all encompassing safety net
Both urban and rural interests need to stick together in order for a farm bill to pass in the U.S. House of Representatives says Rep. Emanuel Cleaver in this week's Open Mic. Cleaver, whose congressional district covers both rural and urban parts of Northwest Missouri, is a former Kansas City mayor and the grandson of farmers. He is also past chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. He hopes to vote for the House farm legislation but explains why he would like to see the final bill look more like the Senate version.