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Politics | 8/6/2014 9:52:56 PM
WASHINGTON, August 7, 2014 - It's not your typical definition of hostage-taking, but some wheat growers are starting to feel like (captives) because USDA officials won't inspect
Politics | 8/6/2014 8:47:41 PM
STOWE, Vermont, Aug. 6, 2014 - Consumers are paying more for their favorite candy bars despite the fact that sugar prices have remained relatively flat over the past 30 years,

Politics | 8/6/2014 5:40:33 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 -- A bipartisan group of 63 U.S. representatives have written to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker voicing their opposition to negotiating a suspension agreement with Mexico in the antidumping and countervailing duty cases on
Politics | 8/6/2014 5:01:54 PM
WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014 - The USDA issued a final rule that eliminates restrictions on mature market wood products and other materials
Politics | 8/6/2014 4:15:37 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 -- Russia intends to ban all U.S. agricultural products, which last year totaled about $1.2 billion, as well as fruits and nuts from the European Union, in retaliation for
Politics | 8/6/2014 3:14:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 - Senator Pat Roberts defeated Tea Party challenger Milton Wolf in the Republican primary in Kansas on Tuesday, earning the right to seek a fourth term and
Politics | 8/6/2014 3:09:57 PM
WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced four new partners in the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) program and up to $1 billion in export credit guarantees to boost trade between the U.S. and Africa during the first-ever Africa Leaders Summitin Washington this week.
Politics | 8/6/2014 2:14:48 PM
WASHINGTON, August 4, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the new USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) received 600 pre-proposals before the July deadline.
Politics | 8/6/2014 2:02:35 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2014 - It's National Farmers Market Week and USDA is celebrating by announcing that the number of these popular outlets for
Politics | 8/6/2014 1:40:52 PM
WASHINGTON, August 4, 2014 - The USDA published a Request for Information (RFI) with the Federal Register today and is seeking public comment regarding Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) use in grocery stores.
Politics | 8/6/2014 1:23:31 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014-USDA issued a final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) today as part of its review to deregulate corn and soybean plants developed by Dow
Politics | 8/6/2014 4:51:44 AM
WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014 - Missouri voters approved a controversial (Right to Farm) provision, on the ballot as (amendment one) by a narrow margin
Politics | 8/6/2014 4:32:28 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014-During the first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington this week, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Rockefeller Foundation announced
Politics | 8/5/2014 3:57:47 PM
WASHINGTON, August 5, 2014 - A report released today by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., highlights the economic importance of keeping rural communities healthy.
Politics | 8/5/2014 3:47:42 PM
WASHINGTON, August 4, 2014 - Land O'Lakes, Inc. announced today record second quarter and first-half sales and earnings with year-to-date sales up more than 6 percent to $8.33 billion.
Politics | 8/5/2014 3:02:00 PM
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 5 2014- U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) is bringing five milling industry customers from the Philippines to soft white, hard red spring and hard red winter
Politics | 8/5/2014 9:11:36 AM
MISSOURI, August 5, 2014-Following in the footsteps of North Dakota's successful ballot initiative, the latest state effort to protect a farmer's (right to farm) is headed for a vote on Aug. 5th
Politics | 8/4/2014 3:10:47 PM
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Politics | 8/4/2014 5:27:30 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 - An 'asset bubble' may be developing in farmland prices which have risen now for 12 straight years
Politics | 8/1/2014 7:54:37 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 - Republican leaders in the House of Representatives Friday night finally found enough votes to get a border security bill passed, but not until they postponed the start of their August recess and well after senators left on their summer break, leaving
Politics | 8/1/2014 4:18:53 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014-- USDA today released a Biogas Opportunities Roadmap outlining voluntary strategies the U.S. livestock industry can use to accelerate adoption of
Politics | 7/31/2014 10:40:04 PM
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 - The House of Representatives on Thursday postponed its August recess by one day, after Republican leaders pulled their $659 million border security bill when it became apparent
Politics | 7/31/2014 9:11:11 PM
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 -- The Cheesecake Factory is once again dominating the Xtreme Eating Awards handed out by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Politics | 7/31/2014 5:21:11 PM
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 - Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and 12 other Democratic senators sent a letter to three government agencies today asking them to provide certainty on
Politics | 7/31/2014 4:21:36 PM
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 - USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced the final rule for the (Modernization of Poultry Slaughter Inspection,) which caps
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