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2015/07/28 13:45
2015/07/28 13:45
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By Lindsay Wise McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) JOHNSON, Kan. - The prairie wind buffeted Brant Peterson as he stood in a half-dead field of winter wheat. In front of him, a red-winged blackbird...
2015/07/28 13:45
2015/07/28 13:45
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2015/07/24 21:58
2015/07/24 21:58
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The prairie wind buffeted Brant Peterson as he stood in a half-dead field of winter wheat. In front of him, a red-winged blackbird darted in and out of a rippling green sea of healthy wheat. Behind...
2015/07/23 19:52
2015/07/23 19:52
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In an attempt to elude billions of dollars in tariffs by the governments of Canada and Mexico, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts on Thursday introduced an amendment to repeal mandatory country-of-origin labeling...
2015/07/20 17:14
2015/07/20 17:14
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Senator Cynthia A. Villar, chair of the Senate Agriculture and food committee, has called on the National Food Authority to implement the government-to-government (G2G) scheme to curb the renewed...
2015/07/16 18:59
2015/07/16 18:59
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Senator Lamar Alexander released the following statement after the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry held a hearing on Thursday on the Tennessee Wilderness Act—legislation...
2015/07/13 07:43
2015/07/13 07:43
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MANILA - Authorities believe they have pinpointed the source of the alleged rice in Davao City that has sparked food safety concerns among consumers. In a hearing by the Senate Agriculture and Food...
2015/07/13 07:02
2015/07/13 07:02
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MANILA -- Presidential Adviser on Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis Pangilinan clarified Monday that there is no proliferation of "fake rice" in the country's markets. “It’s not...
2015/07/12 22:53
2015/07/12 22:53
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For the first time since 2010, federal lawmakers are tasked with reauthorizing the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, granting the Republican-controlled Congress an opportunity to overhaul programs and...
2015/07/12 09:31
2015/07/12 09:31
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The staff at Chick’s Diner crack more than 240 dozen eggs a week, so when an avian flu outbreak sent prices up, it quickly clawed at their margins. “It definitely cuts into the bottom line, we can’t...
2015/07/10 20:16
2015/07/10 20:16
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Brad Moline, turkey farmer from Manson "I am currently living the avian influenza nightmare," said Iowa turkey farmer Brad Moline. Testifying Tuesday afternoon on behalf of the National Turkey...
2015/07/10 19:51
2015/07/10 19:51
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Former Cochran Staffer Hopes for Plea Deal in Sex-for-Drugs Case A federal judge on Friday granted attorneys more time for the case of a 49-year-old man who spent decades working for Sen. Thad...
2015/07/09 02:55
2015/07/09 02:55
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CHARLOTTE, NC (Sarah Chaney/The Charlotte Observer) - An outbreak of avian flu in the Midwest has Charlotteans paying more for eggs in the grocery aisles and may soon cause prices to rise for...
2015/07/08 23:19
2015/07/08 23:19
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With a recent avian influenza outbreak threatening to harm Ohio’s egg and poultry industry, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a senior member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and...
2015/07/08 21:14
2015/07/08 21:14
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Topeka — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been appointed to a committee established by the national group for state attorneys general to study legal issues surrounding agriculture. Schmidt's...
2015/07/08 03:10
2015/07/08 03:10
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A top veterinary official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture says more money, surveillance and farm security is needed to fight off a possible return of bird flu this...
2015/07/08 00:53
2015/07/08 00:53
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U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts coauthored a letter Tuesday that questioned the scientific integrity of a report being considered by federal officials crafting new dietary guidelines this year. Roberts, a...
2015/07/07 19:57
2015/07/07 19:57
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REUTERS: The U.S. Agriculture Department is worried about a possible bird flu resurgence in the fall, following an outbreak that has killed more than 48 million chickens and turkeys since December in...
2015/07/03 21:28
2015/07/03 21:28
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AP National News Calendar Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of July 5-11. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in...
2015/07/02 15:05
2015/07/02 15:05
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Supporters of a bill that would add almost 20,000 acres of designated wilderness to Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest are hoping the fourth time will be the charm. On March 17, U.S. senators Lamar...
2015/07/01 21:02
2015/07/01 21:02
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THE National Food Authority (NFA)-Davao confirmed that the sample it got from a rice store in Bansalan, Davao del Sur, where the alleged fake rice cooked by a family in Davao City came from, is real...
2015/07/28 13:45
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