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Politics | 8/8/2016 6:49:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2016 - South Korea has lifted its hold on stores of U.S. wheat after testing the grain for the presence of unapproved genetically modified organisms, U.S. government and industry officials said.
Politics | 8/8/2016 10:33:26 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2016 - This is National Farmers Market Week (Aug. 7-13), a great time to visit a farmers market and celebrate your local farmers, ranchers and food producers.

Politics | 8/5/2016 4:31:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2016 - Bucking local opposition, CME Group Inc. will add a seasonal discount of $1.50 per hundredweight on live cattle tendered to its Worthing, S.D., delivery point for the October 2017 live cattle futures contract.
Politics | 8/5/2016 4:28:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - Dairy producers will receive $11.2 million in federal payments because of tightening margins in May and June, but only a small amount of production nationwide will qualify for the payments.
Politics | 8/5/2016 8:11:59 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2016 - A Washington-based activist group, the Center for Food Safety, is telling supporters that it will file a lawsuit within the next two weeks to block the newly enacted biotech disclosure law.
Politics | 8/4/2016 3:57:12 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - The U.S. Wheat Associates is hopeful there will be no business lost and only minor trade delays after a Washington state farmer found 22 unapproved genetically modified plants growing in a field last week, a USW spokesman said.
Politics | 8/4/2016 12:06:24 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - A federal appeals court will hear arguments for a second time on whether FDA should release detailed information on egg production in Texas. And this time around, the result could be different.
Politics | 8/4/2016 9:52:55 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - At least fifteen states have filed lawsuits against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to try and block...
Politics | 8/4/2016 9:41:44 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - A solar cell that converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel cheaply and efficiently...
Politics | 8/4/2016 9:33:11 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to conduct its upcoming sale of oil and gas leases off the Texas coast for the first time over the internet...
Politics | 8/4/2016 9:18:53 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - The U.S. and Mexico say they intend to conclude a bilateral nuclear cooperation agreement by the end of 2016.
Politics | 8/4/2016 8:04:12 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2016 - Farm groups are cheering Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp's loss in Tuesday's primary, but it could worsen divisions in the House Republican caucus.
Politics | 8/3/2016 5:46:23 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2016 - Democrats will be campaigning on a platform that makes the party's most forceful case ever for taking major new steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Politics | 8/3/2016 11:47:05 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - President Barack Obama signed the GMO disclosure bill into law on Friday, but many uncertainties remain on exactly how the...
Politics | 8/3/2016 11:36:21 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug., 3, 2016 - As the U.S. goes, so too does Japan sometimes, and that's why the new American GMO disclosure law has Japanese soybean oil producers...
Politics | 8/3/2016 11:25:17 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - If Donald Trump's path to victory in November goes through rural America, he'll likely to have to do better with white working class voters than...
Politics | 8/3/2016 11:14:11 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - Fierce opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at both national political conventions last month is the newest symptom of what a leading agricultural economist has called...
Politics | 8/3/2016 10:56:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - USDA is in the process of finalizing a rule to amend animal welfare standards in organic agriculture, and they received a fresh to-do list last...
Politics | 8/3/2016 10:41:32 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - Sen. Mike Crapo, a co-chair of the Senate Sweetener Caucus, is urging U.S. officials to work with the Mexican government to fix...
Politics | 8/3/2016 10:24:38 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - The fact that stakeholders are upset about the conditions of the inland waterways system is nothing new.
Politics | 8/3/2016 10:08:11 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - The Fish and Wildlife Service has adopted a new methodology to determine which species should receive listing decisions...
Politics | 8/3/2016 9:55:06 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - A new model that estimates the age of inorganic nitrogen in the soil could lead to big reductions in the amount of fertilizer applied...
Politics | 8/3/2016 8:09:26 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 - Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp, the firebrand conservative who was kicked off the House Agriculture Committee over his challenges to the Republican leadership, has lost his GOP primary race to physician Roger Marshall.
Politics | 8/2/2016 5:43:28 PM
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Aug. 2, 2016 - The United States' top agricultural trade negotiator warned Monday that if Congress fails to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership during its lame-duck session following the presidential election, it could be years before the trade deal wins approval - if ever.
Politics | 8/2/2016 7:55:53 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2016 - It's a familiar but critical story in agriculture. Big food and restaurant companies continue to force changes in agriculture that the government can't or won't.
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