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Rebeckah Adcock

More USDA regulations in line for changes, Adcock tells House panel

USDA’s regulatory reform officer told Capitol Hill lawmakers Tuesday that the department has identified about 140 regulations as “possible options” for revision or repeal. Although she did not identify them, she said a “significant number” will be published in the fall Unified Regulatory Agenda that should appear any day now, if history is any guide.
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Sonny Ramaswamy

Research advocates: Agriculture needs to speak up

Agriculture research is facing a crisis of funding and recognition, and those that rely on it need to do a better job of communicating its importance. That’s the point a handful of research supporters made Monday at an event in Washington with the hopes of ginning up support for research funding in the upcoming farm bill.
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