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Politics | 10/2/2016 3:34:13 PM
Technology has reached new heights across the globe, but on a more local level, the tools and resources now available to agriculture communities and production cannot be overlooked.
Politics | 9/30/2016 7:55:17 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2016 - Republican congressional leaders are providing little reason for optimism that the Trans-Pacific Partnership will get a vote before the end of the year.

Politics | 9/29/2016 4:51:08 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - New research indicates that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller and the most widely used herbicide in the world, is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic risk to humans.
Politics | 9/29/2016 3:46:43 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 - A major biodiesel retailer has agreed to pay a $27 million fine and retire renewable fuel credits worth $71 million to resolve alleged violations of the Renewable Fuel Standard program. The penalty is the largest in the history of EPA's fuels programs.
Politics | 9/29/2016 2:46:50 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 - If the House and Senate succeed in getting a comprehensive energy bill over the finish line this year, it will be thanks to some serious assists from the sidelines...
Politics | 9/29/2016 2:15:18 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 - A regulatory framework needs to be initiated immediately for lower-carbon, higher-octane fuel such as ethanol, if EPA and other agencies hope to fulfill the (ambitious goals) of the CAFE-GHG program...
Politics | 9/29/2016 1:50:13 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 - People who own boats, lawnmowers and other seasonal equipment have debated for years, sometimes heatedly, about the engine-impacts of ethanol-blended gasoline.
Politics | 9/29/2016 1:36:46 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 - Although a long-term renewable energy tax credit policy is in place, a bipartisan group of 20 governors says that other policy and permitting issues still hinder wind and solar development.
Politics | 9/29/2016 1:17:18 PM
When crop insurance and precision farming technology are combined, improved risk management solutions will soon follow.
Politics | 9/29/2016 8:00:23 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2016 - Congress has cleared a stopgap spending bill that will keep the government running until December, averting a shutdown that could have occurred when the new fiscal year starts this Saturday.
Politics | 9/28/2016 8:53:51 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - The House approved a $5 billion water infrastructure bill Wednesday, setting the stage for negotiations with the Senate on a compromise version that can be passed after the election.
Politics | 9/28/2016 7:06:30 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2016 - The Clean Power Plan finally got its day in court Tuesday, and you needed a scorecard to tell who the players were.
Politics | 9/28/2016 2:54:15 PM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association is applauding the House of Representatives for passing the Communications Act Update Act of 2016, which includes provisions to combat problems of telephone calls failing to complete to rural areas.
Politics | 9/28/2016 11:53:59 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says Democrats need to do a better job of connecting with rural voters on their economic concerns in order to...
Politics | 9/28/2016 11:32:11 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Bayer CropScience has decided to drop any further attempts to challenge cancellation of its registration for the insecticide flubendiamide, which it had sold under the trade name Belt.
Politics | 9/28/2016 11:24:10 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Economists at Texas A&M University say the Bayer-Monsanto merger would boost cottonseed prices by more than 18 percent while the pending combination of Dow and DuPont would lead to...
Politics | 9/28/2016 11:13:24 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Egg producers are facing a massive bill, estimated be at least $5.6 billion, to remove the cages from their farms, and they fear the...
Politics | 9/28/2016 10:52:07 AM
There is reason to believe that we can move beyond the current political impasse and find solutions to address the need for foreign-born labor in U.S. agriculture.
Politics | 9/28/2016 10:40:27 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - USDA has set a December deadline to put together a comprehensive list of still unanswered questions related to the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard and to...
Politics | 9/28/2016 10:25:57 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - The organic sector is looking for a new rule beefing up animal welfare standards in the National Organic Program to further set its producers apart from...
Politics | 9/28/2016 10:17:27 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Hundreds of thousands of corn growers may participate in a class-action lawsuit against Syngenta for selling genetically modified seed with a trait that had not been approved by China, a federal judge has ruled.
Politics | 9/28/2016 10:15:33 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Like many other organizations, the National Pork Producers Council is gearing up for its farm bill push, and a pair of familiar issues are leading the way.
Politics | 9/28/2016 10:01:04 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - The Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to delist the gray wolf in Wyoming relied too much on the state's word that it would maintain a viable population of wolves within its borders, an attorney for environmental groups...
Politics | 9/28/2016 9:39:01 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday received some measured praise from stakeholders for what they said were much improved regulations for using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones.
Politics | 9/28/2016 8:04:38 AM
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2016 - Congressional supporters of the Trans-Pacific Partnership are stepping up pressure on the White House to address some outstanding concerns with...
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