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WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012- The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government approved Fiscal Year 2013 appropriation levels for several agencies today, which include a 50 percent increase
WASHINGTON, June 12,
2012 -G20 governments have long sought to improve international collaboration
in support of a more productive and sustainable global food and agriculture
system, but more work is needed.
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2012- According to the USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), for 2012/13, U.S. feed grain supplies are virtually unchanged and projected 2012/13 season average price ranges
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2012- Senator John Thune, R-S.D., said obstacles to passing the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2012 through the Senate include likely amendments regarding regional differences as well as
With the Senate Agriculture Committee set to start writing a new farm bill on Tuesday and the House Agriculture Committee ready to follow a day later, Congressman Collin Peterson offers his views on how a new farm bill can hopefully get passed by both chambers this year. As the ranking Democrat, he talks about the compromises he's worked out with Chairman Frank Lucas on a host of issues and with Speaker John Boehner regarding dairy policy. Peterson also expresses confidence about a compromise on nutrition spending - even though the level of cuts in the House Agriculture Committee's draft bill are significantly higher than the Senate version.