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WASHINGTON, July 11, 2012- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced several changes to USDA disaster programs in response to the drought enveloping large parts of the country as the House Agriculture
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 - The National Grain and Feed Association today submitted a statement to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) urging that a one-hour pause in open-outcry pit and electronic trading
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012- Widespread drought across the Midwest is weakening the nation's crop condition, as illustrated by the USDA's Crop Progress report this week. For example, 30 percent of the corn crop
Congressman Steve King is an outspoken conservative member of the House Agriculture Committee. In this week's Open Mic, the Iowa Republican shares his observations about the farm bill that the committee wrote last week. 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. King,
who is in line to be chairman when the next farm bill comes up in 2018, also discusses how committee membership has changed.