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Politics | 6/15/2016 12:49:13 PM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - House Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop says a final energy bill will have to include provisions to address the drought in California and other...
Politics | 6/15/2016 12:39:59 PM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - Representatives of small, rural banks are pleading for Congress to ease the regulatory burden that resulted from the Dodd-Frank...

Politics | 6/15/2016 11:37:26 AM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - Biotechnology may be a boon to agriculture, but it hasn't stopped DuPont Pioneer from continuing to use conventional breeding...
Politics | 6/15/2016 11:27:45 AM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - The administration's top trade official told a group of agricultural stakeholders on Tuesday that if Congress doesn't approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
Politics | 6/15/2016 11:16:48 AM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - Representatives of the U.S. agriculture sector say they will keep on fighting to build support in the country and on Capitol Hill for the Trans-Pacific Partnership despite...
Politics | 6/15/2016 11:05:40 AM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - In most years Turkey is a big buyer of U.S. medium grain rice, but the country could be an even bigger market if not for...
Politics | 6/15/2016 10:40:37 AM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - Two questions could be worrisome for U.S. pork producers in the fall: What will rising grain prices do to their feed costs, and will meatpackers...
Politics | 6/15/2016 10:21:02 AM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - A federal advisory committee has moved closer to finding common ground on the thorny issue of...
Politics | 6/15/2016 9:38:36 AM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - A federal appeals court voted to uphold Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules for Internet providers in a victory for...
Politics | 6/15/2016 8:05:35 AM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - Close, but still not there. That's the way key senators are describing the negotiations on biotech labeling.
Politics | 6/14/2016 4:00:17 PM
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2016 - Farming activities must be ongoing in order to avoid the full reach of the Clean Water Act, according to a federal judge's decision.
Politics | 6/14/2016 7:51:04 AM
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2016 - North Dakotans will vote today on whether to maintain the state's longtime ban on corporate farming.
Politics | 6/13/2016 4:55:45 PM
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2016 -The food and agriculture industry's hopes for blocking Vermont's first-in-the-nation GMO labeling requirements are hanging on Senate negotiations that suddenly became serious late last week.
Politics | 6/13/2016 8:04:54 AM
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2016 - The market is doing its job to help out corn farmers and now producers are calling on Congress and the Obama administration to do their shares.
Politics | 6/10/2016 1:39:57 PM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2016 - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration should go through a public rulemaking process before imposing new Process Safety Management (PSM) regulations on fertilizer dealers who handle anhydrous ammonia, a committee report accompanying a Senate appropriations bill says.
Politics | 6/10/2016 1:14:33 PM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2016 - The U.S. will export 1.9 billion bushels of corn in the year starting Sept. 1, up 50 million bushels from the May forecast, USDA said today in a monthly report, as late-season heat has damaged the crop in Brazil and Argentina's harvest has suffered from delays.
Politics | 6/10/2016 9:11:09 AM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2016 - Leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee said they were making (good progress) toward an agreement on labeling biotech foods but still had several issues to resolve.
Politics | 6/10/2016 8:10:05 AM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2016 - There are signs of progress in the search for a congressional agreement on biotech labeling. Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts, ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow and...
Politics | 6/9/2016 9:00:25 PM
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2016 - While fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is at an all-time low, Republican lawmakers complained sharply during a three-hour hearing Thursday that USDA needs to do a better job of combating it and said states should get more control over the initiative formerly known as food stamps.
Politics | 6/9/2016 3:47:53 PM
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2016 - Public and private skilled nursing facilities should soon be able to provide more and better telemedical services after the Senate gave final congressional approval to the Rural Health Care Connectivity Act
Politics | 6/9/2016 3:44:33 PM
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 - FDA's food recall process does not adequately protect public health, the Inspector General for the Health and Human Services Department has determined.
Politics | 6/9/2016 11:57:20 AM
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 - The battle over U.S. energy policy is intensifying as Congress struggles to reconcile the two very different energy bills passed by the House and Senate.
Politics | 6/9/2016 11:40:16 AM
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 - The North American Energy Collaboration, comprising Canada, Mexico and the U.S., is making progress, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says. At last...
Politics | 6/9/2016 11:29:47 AM
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 - DOE's Wind Program will partner with the Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA) to support the long-term viability of...
Politics | 6/9/2016 9:16:08 AM
Science and technology are on a roll. High impact discoveries seem to be advancing at an increasing rate, at times outstripping our knowledge and...
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