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Politics | 5/5/2016 10:36:56 AM
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.
Politics | 5/5/2016 10:05:49 AM
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2016 - A limited number of ships designed to transport large quantities of propane over long distances are able to pass through the current Panama Canal...

Politics | 5/5/2016 8:53:19 AM
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2016 - Advanced Rail Energy Storage's (ARES) commercial-scale gravity-based rail energy storage project has been granted a right-of-way lease...
Politics | 5/5/2016 7:42:25 AM
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2016 - With all of his Republican challengers out of the race, Donald Trump is now pivoting to the general election. But when it comes to trade his message isn't changing one iota.
Politics | 5/4/2016 4:11:11 PM
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - Food and Drug Administration and Canadian food authorities will cooperate on a range of food safety issues after agreeing that their food safety systems are comparable.
Politics | 5/4/2016 3:36:47 PM
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - Farmers are feeling better about the farm economy this year after an upturn in grain and wheat prices last month, according to a new monthly survey of producer attitudes.
Politics | 5/4/2016 3:27:58 PM
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - A growing glut of peanuts is causing headaches for the Agriculture Department, even as subsidies to peanut growers are posing challenges for...
Politics | 5/4/2016 2:57:30 PM
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2016 - When you switch on your coffee maker in the morning, you connect not only with instant power but with the world's largest machine, the nation's electric grid.
Politics | 5/4/2016 2:34:18 PM
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - USDA announced Wednesday it will grant $15.6 million to universities for research, education and extension programs that the department says will benefit rural America.
Politics | 5/4/2016 2:29:20 PM
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - If a dairy cow eats feed made from genetically engineered grain - and most do - does the milk it produces need to be designated as a GMO product?
Politics | 5/4/2016 2:09:37 PM
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - The Margin Protection Program (MPP), the primary safety net for dairy farmers, isn't working out as well as expected, and efforts are already...
Politics | 5/4/2016 12:50:46 PM
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - Dozens of farm groups are backing Bayer CropScience's fight to prevent EPA from canceling the registrations of an insecticide used on...
Politics | 5/4/2016 11:34:26 AM
Depending on the timeline the administration chooses to follow, the 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard proposal could be...
Politics | 5/4/2016 11:14:50 AM
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - The story is familiar: There's less and less state and county funding to keep cooperative extension programs around. But now, with states across the country...
Politics | 5/4/2016 10:25:40 AM
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - According to a new white paper from the American Feed Industry Association, livestock production's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions is...
Politics | 5/4/2016 9:52:30 AM
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 - Almost 30 percent of farmers in New England are likely to leave the agriculture sector in the next 10 to 20 years, and almost none of them have...
Politics | 5/4/2016 8:27:10 AM
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.
Politics | 5/3/2016 3:57:12 PM
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2016 - Glyphosate, the world's most heavily used herbicide, is unlikely to cause cancer in humans, the Environmental Protection Agency has concluded. Or has it?
Politics | 5/3/2016 2:58:42 PM
WASHINGTON, May 3, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the launch of USDA's newest private capital investment fund for rural America at a White House event on Tuesday.
Politics | 5/3/2016 7:54:22 AM
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...
Politics | 5/2/2016 5:14:56 PM
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).
Politics | 5/2/2016 2:51:10 PM
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.
Politics | 5/2/2016 8:21:14 AM
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...
Politics | 4/29/2016 7:57:28 AM
WASHINGTON, April, 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.
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