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Politics | 11/11/2015 2:37:29 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2015 -- One certainty about U.S. and world oil prices, and consequently energy prices overall, is to expect continuing volatility.
Politics | 11/11/2015 10:29:11 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2015 - Vertimass recently received third-party validation for its technology that converts ethanol to hydrocarbons for...

Politics | 11/11/2015 10:21:30 AM
WASHINTON, Nov. 22, 3025 - The crop insurance program may have dodged a bullet in the new budget agreement, but more shots may...
Politics | 11/11/2015 10:13:19 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2015 - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., appear to be the favorites of...
Politics | 11/11/2015 9:56:38 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2015 - Farmers and other landowners are invited to USDA's 46th general sign-up for the...
Politics | 11/11/2015 9:47:51 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2015 - Sugar growers had a lot to lose in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but they say they're...
Politics | 11/11/2015 9:37:41 AM

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2015 - The fiscal 2016 omnibus spending bill that lawmakers are now negotiating could include...
Politics | 11/11/2015 9:32:57 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2015 - Despite some last-minute red tape requirements, a top official with the U.S. rice industry said...
Politics | 11/11/2015 9:24:26 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2015 - Kika de la Garza, the Texas Democrat who ran the House Agriculture Committee from 1981 to 1994, used to tell a story about...
Politics | 11/11/2015 9:15:28 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2015 - A panel of government officials and environmentalists agreed during a Farm Foundation Forum discussion Tuesday that the Endangered Species Act can...
Politics | 11/11/2015 7:42:48 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2015 -- This year's soybean crop will be the biggest ever - and bigger than projected a month ago - and the corn crop is also projected larger than in October, according to the latest USDA forecasts.
Politics | 11/10/2015 7:48:16 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2015 - Small farms and processors across the country as well as some major agricultural cooperatives have been awarded Agriculture Department grants to expand or start new businesses.
Politics | 11/10/2015 5:53:48 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2015 - USDA plans to invest $8 million in fiscal year 2016 in projects that will help farmers and ranchers served by the drought-depleted Ogallala Aquifer conserve billions of gallons of water annually while strengthening agricultural operations.
Politics | 11/10/2015 1:27:29 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2015 - The Justice Department will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to save the Obama administration's plan for allowing millions of illegal immigrants to remain in the country.
Politics | 11/9/2015 10:00:56 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2015 - The Food and Drug Administration is expected to roll out a set of landmark rules this week that includes the first federal safety regulations for how fresh produce is grown and packed.
Politics | 11/9/2015 9:58:53 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2015 - A federal appeals court refused to allow the Obama administration to move forward with its plan to let millions of illegal immigrants to stay in the country.
Politics | 11/9/2015 8:57:39 PM
WASHINGTON, November 9, 2015 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is leading a group of Democratic lawmakers to Cuba this week.
Politics | 11/9/2015 1:40:10 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2015 - Ethanol supporters are expressing their disappointment at a recent letter targeting the Renewable Fuel Standard, saying the 184 members of Congress who signed it are turning their backs on farmers and rural communities.
Politics | 11/6/2015 7:49:55 PM

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2015 - The release of the Trans-Pacific Partnership text makes public for the first time details of the tariff cuts and restrictions on foreign import barriers that could benefit U.S. food and agricultural exports.
Politics | 11/6/2015 3:05:30 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2015 - Farm organizations and home builders have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider blocking the Environmental Protection Agency's pollution limits for the Chesapeake Bay.
Politics | 11/6/2015 1:09:56 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2015 - The escalating battle over the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) added another front Thursday. National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson warned President Obama that lowering the RFS volume requirements could result in Democrats losing otherwise winnable congressional races in the 2016 elections.
Politics | 11/6/2015 12:22:55 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2015 - President Barack Obama rejected the Keystone XL pipeline, ending his administration's seven-year internal debate over the project by concluding that it (would not serve the national interests.)
Politics | 11/5/2015 5:47:25 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov, 4, 2015 - Republicans knew they didn't have the votes to repeal the Obama administration's Clean Water Act rule. But they managed to put Senate Democrats on the hot seat over the issue.
Politics | 11/5/2015 4:41:54 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2015 -- President Barack Obama says he'll suspend all duty-free treatment of South African agricultural exports to the U.S., within 60 days unless the country makes some progress toward eliminating barriers to shipments of certain U.S. farm products, including chicken, pork and beef.
Politics | 11/5/2015 3:25:53 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2015 - The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee took on the hotly debated topic of "fire borrowing" for the first time during a Thursday hearing, and even went as far as to publicly agree to try to end the practice.
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