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Politics | 8/31/2016 8:35:10 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2016 - Donald Trump is slated to make what's billed as a major speech on immigration this evening in Phoenix.
Politics | 8/30/2016 11:23:38 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2016 - The Agriculture Department shut down offices in five states because of anonymous threats, including at Beltsville, Md., home of USDA's flagship research facility.

Politics | 8/30/2016 8:06:48 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2016 - The National Association of Wheat Growers isn't waiting to get started on the next farm bill.
Politics | 8/29/2016 4:25:56 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2016 - Revenue insurance claims on corn are likely to be modest this year except in eastern areas of the Corn Belt that have been hurt by dry weather, a leading analyst says.
Politics | 8/29/2016 12:31:59 PM
The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) offers technical and financial assistance to farmers and ranchers to maintain high standards of resource conservation and environmental stewardship while also pursuing additional conservation improvements.
Politics | 8/29/2016 8:30:27 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2016 - Arkansas rice farmers have been hit hard by the recent rains and flooding, but it's proving difficult to evaluate the damage.
Politics | 8/29/2016
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2016 - A new era in agriculture opened on Monday as the Federal Aviation Administration new regulations for routine non-recreational use of small unmanned aircraft, or drones, went into effect.
Politics | 8/26/2016 4:12:40 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2016 - Minnesota farmer John Svihel has agreed to pay about $576,000 in back wages and other restitution to Caribbean workers after paying them illegally low wages and withholding the difference for his personal spending.
Politics | 8/26/2016 1:15:40 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2016 - For the first time in 14 months, the bird disease that killed 50 million chickens and turkeys last year has been detected in the U.S. - in a wild duck in Alaska.
Politics | 8/26/2016 8:13:41 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2016 - There's some good news on the agricultural trade front. USDA's first forecast for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1 projects that U.S. agricultural exports are...
Politics | 8/25/2016 5:46:49 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2016 - U.S. agricultural exports will total $133 billion in the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, up $6 billion from the revised forecast for the current year.
Politics | 8/25/2016 3:53:24 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2016 - USDA is planning to buy up $11.7 million worth of shell eggs and egg products to ease a surplus as farmers and egg processors try to cope with falling prices.
Politics | 8/25/2016 2:15:12 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - The Obama administration is hoping to use broadband service to help revitalize main streets in 10 small towns in six Appalachian states.
Politics | 8/25/2016 9:00:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2016 - High octane fuels (HOF), specifically mid-level ethanol blends (E25-E40), could offer significant benefits for the U.S., according to...
Politics | 8/25/2016 8:35:41 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2016 - A new report by the North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) found a "tremendous amount" of activity among the 50 U.S. states involving distributed solar policy.
Politics | 8/25/2016 7:51:35 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2016 - Donald Trump is shifting sharply on the immigration issue, but he isn't pulling his punches on trade policy.
Politics | 8/24/2016 3:05:46 PM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 23, 2016 - As the solar industry looks for continued growth, the debate is also growing over whether or not net metering is the best way to incentivize the industry's expansion.
Politics | 8/24/2016 11:06:50 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - Rapid increases in productivity have more than doubled U.S. agricultural output since the end of World War II, allowing food production to keep pace with or exceed population growth. But several voices have begun to question...
Politics | 8/24/2016 10:53:30 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - Complaints about disparities in Agriculture Risk Coverage payments continue to dog USDA's management of the program. But those concerns may pale in comparison to...
Politics | 8/24/2016 10:40:57 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - The Agriculture Department used a stacked deck when it said a small patch of land on a South Dakota farm contained wetlands...
Politics | 8/24/2016 10:28:14 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - Come the new year, U.S. farmers will have to begin complying with a host of new EPA regulations designed to protect farm workers from any...
Politics | 8/24/2016 10:16:44 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - A federal judge has limited the scope of litigation seeking to hold Syngenta responsible for damages caused by...
Politics | 8/24/2016 10:06:22 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - USDA doesn't have the manpower or funds yet to complete the federal rule for the GMO disclosure law, but the department...
Politics | 8/24/2016 9:34:38 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - A new survey shows cover crops get rave reviews from producers that plant them, but those that don't...
Politics | 8/24/2016 8:23:35 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 - The Agriculture Department has agreed to buy 11 million pounds of cheese to help shore up dairy prices.
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