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Items Tagged with 'agricultural research'

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Spending deal seeks data on USDA relocation plan

A House-Senate agreement on USDA’s fiscal 2019 budget includes non-binding language that raises concerns about the cost of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s plan to move the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture out of the nation’s capital.
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CAST report finds no advantages to free-range poultry, cage-free eggs

Free-range poultry and cage-free eggs may command higher prices in the supermarket but they offer consumers little or no demonstrable benefit in food safety or quality, animal health and welfare or healthful food, a panel of scientists concluded after a review of a battery of research papers they called "inconclusive and often contradictory."
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Clovis pick could face rocky road

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 - Sen. Debbie Stabenow, the top Democrat on the Senate Agriculture Committee, is questioning whether Sam Clovis, whom President Trump plans to nominate as USDA's Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics (REE), has the right resume for the job.
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