With the EU Central Bank now following in the footsteps of the Federal Reserve with its own version of quantitative easing, U.S. agricultural producers will find it more difficult to compete with European producers as the value of the euro erodes further and the dollar strengthens.
Even as a federal judge weighs a food industry challenge to Vermont`s mandatory biotech labeling law, the state`s attorney is scheduled to hear public comments today on the fine points of a proposed rule to implement the new law, the first in the nation to require most retail food
The American Bankers Association (ABA) wants Congress to hold oversight hearings on the Farm Credit System (FCS), reprising complaints that some commercial bankers have made for at least a quarter century and adding a few more.
The Republican Congress is likely to grant President Obama the fast track procedure known as Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), allowing him to submit trade agreements for an up-or-down vote in Congress, former Agriculture Secretary and U.S. Senator Mike J
U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson not only threw out a suit seeking to block USDA from implementing its new National Poultry Inspection System (NPIS), but she suggested that critics of the system were relying on unsupported and overblown claims.
American politics will change drastically over the next two generations as the share of non-Hispanic white voters continues to shrink, according to authors of a report produced by three leading Washington think tanks.
Without much fanfare, the Humane Society of the U.S. in January announced the creation of a ðFaith Advisory Councilð of academics and leaders of several religious denominations, tasked with ðreminding people to be responsible stewards and caretakers of God's crea
On the day the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a challenge to the California raisin marketing order, business and consumer groups renewed long-standing criticism of federal milk marketing orders.