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Politics | 7/13/2016 9:00:57 AM
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2016 - The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) today announced its first major initiative - and it's a doozy: a $100,000 prize to be awarded annually to a mid-career scientist.
Politics | 7/13/2016 8:02:45 AM
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2016 - The national biotech disclosure bill appears headed to an easy victory in the House, clearing the legislation for President Obama's signature.

Politics | 7/12/2016 3:55:03 PM
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2016 - The U.S. Cattlemen's Association has sent a letter to the National Cattlemen's Beef Association asking why the organization lobbied for rules that would have limited Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to checkoff organizations.
Politics | 7/12/2016 8:00:25 AM
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2016 - House Republican leaders are gearing up to ensure that the Senate's compromise on GMO labeling gets to President Obama's desk.
Politics | 7/11/2016 4:34:00 PM
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2016 - With Congress about to break for the summer, the House is set this week to consider sending to President Obama an historic compromise on biotech food labeling.
Politics | 7/11/2016 11:17:28 AM
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2016 - More than 1,100 organizations and companies are appealing to House leaders to pass legislation that would set national disclosure standards for genetically engineered ingredients.
Politics | 7/11/2016 8:09:45 AM
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2016 - Congress is only in session for a few more days before it breaks for the August recess, but all eyes are on the House to see if it follows through and approves the Senate compromise bill on biotech food labeling.
Politics | 7/11/2016
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2016 - USDA is providing nearly $55 million in grants and loan guarantees to help 821 small businesses in rural areas save on energy costs.
Politics | 7/8/2016 1:18:36 PM
WASHINGTON, July 8, 2016 - House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway says the Senate-passed GMO disclosure bill is (riddled with ambiguity,) but he declared his support for its passage after the Agriculture Department assured him among other things that the legislation would nullify Vermont's labeling law.
Politics | 7/8/2016 8:04:41 AM
WASHINGTON, July 8, 2016 - A national GMO disclosure bill is now one step away from getting to the White House.
Politics | 7/7/2016 10:07:36 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - The Senate easily approved an historic compromise on GMO disclosure standards late Thursday, setting up final action in the House to shut down Vermont's week-old labeling mandate.
Politics | 7/7/2016 4:14:49 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - USDA's Risk Management Agency is trumpeting success in its management of the crop insurance program, including increased offerings and a decreased error rate.
Politics | 7/7/2016 4:04:44 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - In a landmark step for agricultural biotechnology, the Senate advanced a compromise on GMO disclosure that will preempt state labeling mandates and allow digital disclosure of genetically engineered ingredients.
Politics | 7/7/2016 2:21:49 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - The North American Climate, Energy and Environment Partnership, announced by...
Politics | 7/7/2016 2:09:39 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), along with Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), labor unions and other environmental groups, have signed a...
Politics | 7/7/2016 1:54:50 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - In the search for clean energy solutions, one of the world's largest dairy companies announced that it was switching...
Politics | 7/7/2016 1:39:15 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - Stripper wells are still strong in number, but produced only about 10 percent of U.S. oil output last year, compared to...
Politics | 7/7/2016 1:13:25 PM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 -SunPower is donating 90 solar panels to the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, California, and Clean Solar is providing the installation services - with the help of students from...
Politics | 7/7/2016 11:37:03 AM
According to the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, ethanol reduces greenhouse gas emissions by an average of 34 percent in comparison to gasoline.
Politics | 7/7/2016 10:28:43 AM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - France-based Danone has agreed to buy WhiteWave Foods and its health-based brands like Silk and Horizon Organic in a deal valued at about $12.5 billion.
Politics | 7/7/2016 7:48:36 AM
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 - The Senate's landmark compromise on GMO labeling has one final vote to go today before heading to the House.
Politics | 7/6/2016 5:34:58 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - Blame it on the election season, the heat and humidity, or the combustible combination of House Republicans and a high-ranking EPA official. Whatever the reasons, Wednesday's hearing on air regulations was marked by more sharp words than usual, forcing a House subcommittee chairman to gavel the proceedings to order at one point.
Politics | 7/6/2016 5:10:02 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - The Senate could conceivably vote this week to replace ongoing backroom discussions with a formal House/Senate conference to reconcile the two chambers' very different energy bills.
Politics | 7/6/2016 3:26:25 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - Legislation that will write into law President Obama's Feed the Future initiative and a new food aid program is headed to the White House for his signature.
Politics | 7/6/2016 2:45:36 PM
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2016 - A hearing of the House Agriculture Committee explored potential errors in policing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, but some Democrats continue to question the motives of the panel's oversight.
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