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Politics | 11/5/2015 1:27:00 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2015 - A bipartisan group of 184 House members wrote to Environmental Protection Agency chief Gina McCarthy this week urging her to reconsider the Renewable Fuel Standard proposals the agency released earlier this year, saying they would cause a "breach of the ethanol blend wall.)
Politics | 11/5/2015 12:49:50 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2015 - In a landslide vote, the House of Representatives cleared a six-year highway bill Thursday morning, setting up a conference with the Senate over their different pieces of legislation.

Politics | 11/5/2015 6:03:44 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2015 - The White House has posted the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, triggering the start of a public review process.
Politics | 11/4/2015 8:09:27 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Texas Rep. Kevin Brady, who represents a suburban Houston district, was selected by the House GOP Steering Committee to take over as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Politics | 11/4/2015 7:41:18 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - A new initiative aims to bring farmers, input providers, government leaders and advocacy groups together to address water quality concerns while still increasing on-farm productivity in Minnesota, known as the land of 10,000 lakes.
Politics | 11/4/2015 4:57:07 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Critics of federal crop insurance are proposing to cut about $24 billion from the program, far more than what was included in a congressional budget agreement.
Politics | 11/4/2015 3:33:24 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 -- USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack says the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will be released "very, very soon" and that the document will prove to be (very beneficial) to agriculture.
Politics | 11/4/2015 2:30:53 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - An amendment to the House highway bill that would have allowed for heavier loads of livestock on the nation's highways failed to receive congressional approval Wednesday after another truck weight limit amendment met a similar fate Tuesday night.
Politics | 11/4/2015 2:23:10 PM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2015 -- As the Nov. 30 deadline nears for EPA to announce its final Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements for 2014, 2015 and 2016, the RFS is under attack on multiple fronts.
Politics | 11/4/2015 11:02:13 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - The world's largest cellulosic ethanol biorefinery went online Friday, October 30, 2015 in Nevada, Iowa marked by a...
Politics | 11/4/2015 10:49:03 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - The Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity Award, spearheaded by the UN Climate Change secretariat, spotlights 16 innovative, scalable and replicable examples of...
Politics | 11/4/2015 10:17:32 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - A long-term surface transportation bill is on the congressional fast-track. The House this week took...
Politics | 11/4/2015 10:13:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Senate Democrats blocked a long-awaited Republican attempt to force the Obama administration to...
Politics | 11/4/2015 10:08:53 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Supermarkets, convenience stores and pizza chains are mounting a new effort to get some relief from the FDA's new...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:58:54 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Last week, the crop insurance industry narrowly averted a $3 billion cut when House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway struck a deal with...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:48:58 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Retaliatory tariffs from the country-of-origin labeling dispute could be here before Christmas, according to...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:44:46 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - The White House released a memorandum Tuesday on the ways President Obama's administration will encourage the private sector to mitigate the impacts of...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:40:51 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - House Speaker Paul Ryan is making it clear that he won't take up a broad immigration reform bill while...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:35:58 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Grain traders are worried that the Obama administration's review of U.S. biotech regulations is failing to take into account...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:29:12 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - A task force of land-grant academics and representatives from veterinary schools has released a report...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:25:01 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Although the last detection of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in the U.S. was almost five months ago...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:19:52 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Top executives of some of the leading food and agricultural businesses in the United States have teamed up with the...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:14:56 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 201 5- In the 35-year period following World War II, intensive farming in the Midwest increased nitrate levels in rivers in the region by...
Politics | 11/4/2015 9:00:03 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - A new Rabobank study says that improvement in the global pork trade heading into the new year will be gradual, but evident as countries...
Politics | 11/4/2015 8:54:42 AM
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2015 - Multistate outbreaks account for more than half of the deaths from foodborne illnesses though they account for just 3 percent of the...
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