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WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2012 - The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and an Iowa pork producer filed a lawsuit today in federal district court, charging the National Pork Board with striking an unlawful backroom deal with
WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 21, 2012 --After recently reaching agreement with Dow AgroSciences on the use and approval of 2, 4-D tolerant crops, the Save Our Crops Coalition (SOCC) signaled today that it wants to restrict
September 20, 2012- Senator Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., pledged to do everything
possible to finish a five-year farm bill before next year. The Chairwoman of
the Senate Agriculture Committee said in a teleconference
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2012 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced $11.8 million in additional financial and technical assistance to help crop and livestock producers in 22 states apply conservation practices
WASHINGTON, September 12, 2012-
Without more pressure from constituents, a new five-year farm bill will not
pass through the House this year, said House Agriculture Committee Ranking
Member Collin Peterson, D-Minn. at a rally near the Capitol
Congressman Steve King is an outspoken conservative member of the House Agriculture Committee. He is in line to be the chairman when the next farm bill comes up in 2018. King put through an egg amendment that may keep states from imposing standards that restrict commerce with other states. He also wants to cut the cost of SNAP and reduce other expenditures as well.