Pope Francis, in an encyclical letter that appeals to the world?s leaders to take steps to heal the environmental damage caused by human activity and alleviate the likely impacts of climate change, says ?it is right to rejoice? in scientific advances such as robotics and biotec
Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., who is taking a lead role in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), makes a case that the Obama administration could have avoided a civil war among Democrats if it had been more willing to accommodate her and others in Con
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