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Politics | 6/15/2016 9:38:36 AM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - A federal appeals court voted to uphold Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules for Internet providers in a victory for...
Politics | 6/15/2016 8:05:35 AM
WASHINGTON, June 15, 2016 - Close, but still not there. That's the way key senators are describing the negotiations on biotech labeling.

Politics | 6/14/2016 4:00:17 PM
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2016 - Farming activities must be ongoing in order to avoid the full reach of the Clean Water Act, according to a federal judge's decision.
Politics | 6/14/2016 7:51:04 AM
WASHINGTON, June 14, 2016 - North Dakotans will vote today on whether to maintain the state's longtime ban on corporate farming.
Politics | 6/13/2016 4:55:45 PM
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2016 -The food and agriculture industry's hopes for blocking Vermont's first-in-the-nation GMO labeling requirements are hanging on Senate negotiations that suddenly became serious late last week.
Politics | 6/13/2016 8:04:54 AM
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2016 - The market is doing its job to help out corn farmers and now producers are calling on Congress and the Obama administration to do their shares.
Politics | 6/10/2016 1:39:57 PM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2016 - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration should go through a public rulemaking process before imposing new Process Safety Management (PSM) regulations on fertilizer dealers who handle anhydrous ammonia, a committee report accompanying a Senate appropriations bill says.
Politics | 6/10/2016 1:14:33 PM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2016 - The U.S. will export 1.9 billion bushels of corn in the year starting Sept. 1, up 50 million bushels from the May forecast, USDA said today in a monthly report, as late-season heat has damaged the crop in Brazil and Argentina's harvest has suffered from delays.
Politics | 6/10/2016 9:11:09 AM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2016 - Leaders of the Senate Agriculture Committee said they were making (good progress) toward an agreement on labeling biotech foods but still had several issues to resolve.
Politics | 6/10/2016 8:10:05 AM
WASHINGTON, June 10, 2016 - There are signs of progress in the search for a congressional agreement on biotech labeling. Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts, ranking Democrat Debbie Stabenow and...
Politics | 6/9/2016 9:00:25 PM
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2016 - While fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is at an all-time low, Republican lawmakers complained sharply during a three-hour hearing Thursday that USDA needs to do a better job of combating it and said states should get more control over the initiative formerly known as food stamps.
Politics | 6/9/2016 3:47:53 PM
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2016 - Public and private skilled nursing facilities should soon be able to provide more and better telemedical services after the Senate gave final congressional approval to the Rural Health Care Connectivity Act
Politics | 6/9/2016 3:44:33 PM
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 - FDA's food recall process does not adequately protect public health, the Inspector General for the Health and Human Services Department has determined.
Politics | 6/9/2016 11:57:20 AM
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 - The battle over U.S. energy policy is intensifying as Congress struggles to reconcile the two very different energy bills passed by the House and Senate.
Politics | 6/9/2016 11:40:16 AM
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 - The North American Energy Collaboration, comprising Canada, Mexico and the U.S., is making progress, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says. At last...
Politics | 6/9/2016 11:29:47 AM
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 - DOE's Wind Program will partner with the Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA) to support the long-term viability of...
Politics | 6/9/2016 9:16:08 AM
Science and technology are on a roll. High impact discoveries seem to be advancing at an increasing rate, at times outstripping our knowledge and...
Politics | 6/9/2016 8:08:02 AM
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 - House Republican leaders are backing off their promise to allow a wide open amendment process on appropriations bills.
Politics | 6/9/2016
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 - EPA officials heard from all sides of the Renewable Fuel Standard debate on Thursday, and one thing is certain: No one is content with the most recent proposal as it is currently written.
Politics | 6/8/2016 5:27:35 PM
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2016 - USDA's efforts to approve China to export processed chicken to the U.S. sets a strong example of how trade should be based on science and international rules, Alexis Taylor, the department's deputy under secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service, said Wednesday.
Politics | 6/8/2016 2:24:59 PM
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2016 - The clock is fast running out on the Senate to stop Vermont's GMO labeling law from taking effect July 1.
Politics | 6/8/2016 1:58:56 PM
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2016 - Gene drives -- which use genetic information to eliminate undesirable traits in an organism -- hold great promise for solving public health, ecological or agricultural problems. But that doesn't mean society should rush to release them into the environment without fully examining their impacts, a National Academy of Sciences panel has concluded.
Politics | 6/8/2016 1:44:46 PM
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2016 - Three veterans of agriculture and food policy whom a President Hillary Clinton might want to tap for advice see no justification for mandatory GMO labeling...
Politics | 6/8/2016 1:24:45 PM
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2016 - President Obama last year proposed to create a single food-safety agency that would combine inspection programs at...
Politics | 6/8/2016 12:33:35 PM
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2016 - EPA officials will have the chance to hear directly from stakeholders at a one-day hearing in Kansas City, Missouri, Thursday on the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard.
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