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TOKYO, March 15, 2013 - Citing the promise of
future economic growth, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced today that
Japan intends to join other nations participating in the Trans-Pacific
WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 - Senate debate on a $982 billion spending package to fund federal departments, including the Agriculture Department, through fiscal year 2013 essentially stalled out today as
WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 - Congressman Rick Crawford, R-Ark., is leading a group of 40
House members in writing a letter to
EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe expressing concern over
the agency releasing livestock producers' private information
WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 - Yesterday's
hearing at a House Agriculture Subcommittee meeting was meant to focus on the local economies surrounding the National Forest
Service (NFS), but sequester became the word of the day
WASHINGTON, March 14, 2013 - The Senate Budget Committee released a fiscal year 2014 budget proposal Wednesday that aims to reduce the deficit by more than $4 trillion in 10 years and provide a long-term spending guideline for the Agriculture Department
WASHINGTON, March 13, 2013 -Sens. Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, introduced a bipartisan tax bill that will extend tax breaks for those who donate conservation easements on agricultural land.
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.