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WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - USDA's Office of Inspector General (OIG) says officials in the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) need to improve the way they handle conservation compliance reviews.
WASHINGTON, May, 4,
2016 - Donald Trump is turning his sights on Hillary Clinton after Ted Cruz
dropped out of the Republican presidential race last night following his poor
showing in the Indiana primary.
WASHINGTON, May 3,
2016 - The ambitious goal set out by the Obama administration to complete
negotiations this year with the European Union on the Transatlantic Trade and
Investment Partnership (T-TIP) may have just got more complicated after...
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2016 - Top negotiators for the U.S. and the European Union say the two sides made good progress this week as they continued efforts to complete the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP).
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2016 - Researchers who study antibiotic resistance now have access to another $6 million, thanks to USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), the department announced Monday.
WASHINGTON, May 2,
2016 - Congress has left town, but USDA's farmer's market - where you can find
everything from snap peas to fresh bread - is returning after a winter hiatus
and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will...
29, 2016 - Lawmakers are stampeding for the exits, so to speak, for a week-long
break. But just before shutting down last night, the Senate cleared legislation
that declares the bison the national mammal. The bill had passed the House
earlier in the week.
This week's guest on Open Mic is Ed Hamberger, President and CEO of the American Association of Railroads. In this week's interview Hamberger discusses the longstanding relationships between agriculture, railroads and feeding the world. But the industry is facing economic and regulatory challenges that could negatively affect the rail industry and its customers. The AAR supports expanded global trade through the Trans-Pacific Partnership and is hopeful a new Congress can bring needed change to corporate tax laws.