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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Northey Moving Closer to Leaving Iowa for USDA Post-- Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is moving closer to becoming an u
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 22 minutes ago
-- Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is moving closer to becoming an undersecretary at the USDA. On Thursday the Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously approved the nomination of Northey to serve as USDA Under Secretary for Farm... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rule's rejection riles farm advocatesthat no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
that no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, commended the USDA action, saying it demonstrates the Trump administration's commitment to... Read more
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The Columbian
Trump nixes rule made to help animal farmersthat no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry.” Kans
The Columbian / Posted 22 hours ago
that no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry.” Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, commended the USDA action, saying it demonstrates the Trump administration’s commitment to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Ohio senators to undergo sexual harassment trainingto step down, so someone else can represent the good people of my district,” Hi
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
to step down, so someone else can represent the good people of my district,” Hite said. Hite had been chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee and the Correctional Institution Inspection Committee. Recently, he had been pushing a bill that... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Former Ohio senator admits behaving inappropriately with state stafferto step down, so someone else can represent the good people of my district,” Hi
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
to step down, so someone else can represent the good people of my district,” Hite said. Hite had been chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee and the Correctional Institution Inspection Committee. Recently, he had been pushing a bill that... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
US agency withdraws rule aimed at protecting animal farmersthat no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kans
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
that no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, commended the USDA action, saying it demonstrates the Trump administration's commitment to... Read more
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FOX Business
US agency withdraws rule aimed at protecting animal farmersthat no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kans
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
that no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, commended the USDA action, saying it demonstrates the Trump administration's commitment to... Read more
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FOX Business
US agency withdraws rule aimed at protecting animal farmersthat no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kans
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
that no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, commended the USDA action, saying it demonstrates the Trump administration's commitment to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
US agency withdraws rule aimed at protecting animal farmersthat no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kans
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
that no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, commended the USDA action, saying it demonstrates the Trump administration's commitment to... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
US agency withdraws rule aimed at protecting animal farmersthat no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kans
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
that no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, commended the USDA action, saying it demonstrates the Trump administration's commitment to... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
US agency withdraws rule aimed at protecting animal farmersthat no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kans
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
that no doubt would have used the rule to attack the livestock industry." Kansas Republican Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, commended the USDA action, saying it demonstrates the Trump administration's commitment to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
State senator from northwest Ohio resigns abruptlyseeking further comment were left on Hite’s email and office and personal phone
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
seeking further comment were left on Hite’s email and office and personal phones. Hite is a former teacher and football coach who chaired the Senate Agriculture Committee. Obhof said a replacement process will be announced by the end of the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
State senator from northwest Ohio resigns abruptlywere left on Hite's email and office and personal phones. Hite is a former tea
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
were left on Hite's email and office and personal phones. Hite is a former teacher and football coach who chaired the Senate Agriculture Committee. Obhof said a replacement process will be announced by the end of the week. Copyright 2017 The... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Lt. Gov. directs TX Senate committee to address issues for Harvey response, recovery, rebuildingFollowing Hurricane Harvey, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick directed the Senate
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
Following Hurricane Harvey, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick directed the Senate Agriculture, Water and Rural Affairs Committee to address several issues immediately regarding response, recovery and rebuilding efforts following the storm. These... Read more
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New Kerala
Harvest Energy Solutions Testifies before U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on Energy Issues in the Farm Bill - newkerala news #280823America." The reauthorization bill will have to pass out of Committee before b
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
America." The reauthorization bill will have to pass out of Committee before being voted on by the full Senate, and then the House. Share it!Harvest Energy Solutions Testifies before U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on Energy Issues in the Farm B... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Official: Irma was 'lethal' for Florida citrus, other cropsand a shortage of poinsettias at Christmas. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putn
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
and a shortage of poinsettias at Christmas. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Florida farmers updated the state Senate Agriculture Committee that the storm damaged crops of all kinds, with losses topping $2.5 billion. Losses are reported... Read more
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FOX Business
Irma was 'lethal' for Florida citrus, other cropsand a shortage of poinsettias at Christmas. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putn
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
and a shortage of poinsettias at Christmas. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Florida farmers updated the state Senate Agriculture Committee that the storm damaged crops of all kinds, with losses topping $2.5 billion. Losses are reported... Read more
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FOX Business
Irma was 'lethal' for Florida citrus, other cropsat Christmas. Continue Reading Below Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
at Christmas. Continue Reading Below Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Florida farmers updated the state Senate Agriculture Committee that the storm damaged crops of all kinds, with losses topping $2.5 billion. Losses are reported... Read more
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Daily Herald
Official: Irma was 'lethal' for Florida citrus, other cropsand a shortage of poinsettias at Christmas. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putn
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
and a shortage of poinsettias at Christmas. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Florida farmers updated the state Senate Agriculture Committee that the storm damaged crops of all kinds, with losses topping $2.5 billion. Losses are reported... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Irma was 'lethal' for Florida citrus other cropsand a shortage of poinsettias at Christmas. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putn
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 days ago
and a shortage of poinsettias at Christmas. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Florida farmers updated the state Senate Agriculture Committee that the storm damaged crops of all kinds, with losses topping $2.5 billion. Losses are reported... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida orange crops face forecast drop, fears of going even lowerdisease. Growers reported crop losses of 40 percent to 100 percent after Irma s
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
disease. Growers reported crop losses of 40 percent to 100 percent after Irma swept through the state a month ago. Senate Agriculture Chairwoman Sen. Denise Grimsley, R-Sebring, said that after Irma hit, the “fruit on the ground was so... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
GOP lawmakers make case for industrial hempJesse Kremer and Sen. Patrick Testin held a news conference Tuesday ahead of a
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 8 days ago
Jesse Kremer and Sen. Patrick Testin held a news conference Tuesday ahead of a public hearing on the bill before the Senate agriculture committee. They said legalizing hemp would give farmers another option for raising a profitable... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
GOP lawmakers make case for industrial hemp in WisconsinJesse Kremer and Sen. Patrick Testin held a news conference Tuesday ahead of a
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 9 days ago
Jesse Kremer and Sen. Patrick Testin held a news conference Tuesday ahead of a public hearing on the bill before the Senate agriculture committee. They said legalizing hemp would give farmers another option for raising a profitable... Read more
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News 8000
The Latest: GOP lawmakers make case for industrial hempJesse Kremer and Sen. Patrick Testin held a news conference Tuesday ahead of a
News 8000 / Posted 9 days ago
Jesse Kremer and Sen. Patrick Testin held a news conference Tuesday ahead of a public hearing on the bill before the Senate agriculture committee. They said legalizing hemp would give farmers another option for raising a profitable... Read more
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News 8000
Committee to hold hearing on hemp farming bill- A legislative committee is set to consider a bill that would allow farmers to
News 8000 / Posted 9 days ago
- A legislative committee is set to consider a bill that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp in Wisconsin. The Senate agriculture committee was scheduled to hold a public hearing on the Republican measure Tuesday morning. The bill... Read more
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Times Leader
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy industryrich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers c
Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
rich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers crowded into a hearing by the state House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees to show their support for a bill introduced by Lawrence to require more... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Local farmers offer input to Brown on conservation effortsbill expires Sept. 30, 2018. Mr. Brown told the discussion group as well as se
The Toledo Blade / Posted 10 days ago
bill expires Sept. 30, 2018. Mr. Brown told the discussion group as well as several dozen others who looked on that the Senate Agriculture Committee hopes to have a new farm bill drafted by spring. He is the first Ohio senator to serve on that... Read more
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TribLIVE
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businessrich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers c
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
rich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers crowded into a hearing by the state House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees to show their support for a bill introduced by Lawrence to require more... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businessrich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers c
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
rich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers crowded into a hearing by the state House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees to show their support for a bill introduced by Lawrence to require more... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businessrich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers c
The Register Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
rich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers crowded into a hearing by the state House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees to show their support for a bill introduced by Lawrence to require more... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businessrich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers c
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 days ago
rich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers crowded into a hearing by the state House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees to show their support for a bill introduced by Lawrence to require more... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businessrich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers c
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
rich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers crowded into a hearing by the state House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees to show their support for a bill introduced by Lawrence to require more... Read more
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The News-Times
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businessrich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers c
The News-Times / Posted 12 days ago
rich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers crowded into a hearing by the state House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees to show their support for a bill introduced by Lawrence to require more... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businessrich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers c
The Middletown Press / Posted 12 days ago
rich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers crowded into a hearing by the state House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees to show their support for a bill introduced by Lawrence to require more... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businessrich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers c
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
rich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers crowded into a hearing by the state House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees to show their support for a bill introduced by Lawrence to require more... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Under pressure, Amish farmers begin to exit dairy businessrich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers c
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
rich farming heritage, built primarily around dairy farming. But the farmers crowded into a hearing by the state House and Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs committees to show their support for a bill introduced by Lawrence to require more... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Irma's agriculture toll tops $2.5 billionand retention areas. The report is based on satellite imagery, statistics, and
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
and retention areas. The report is based on satellite imagery, statistics, and early surveys of the industry. The state Senate Agriculture Committee is scheduled to discuss the impact of Irma on the agriculture industry during a meeting Oct. 12,... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Talks Launches Ag Series Featuring Roberts and Conawaytoday the release of a special series of its podcast, CFTC Talks, on agricultur
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 13 days ago
today the release of a special series of its podcast, CFTC Talks, on agriculture policy, featuring interviews with Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R -KS) and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-TX). In... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Bill Northey gets hearing on USDA nominationThe U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing for just over an hour Thur
Sioux City Journal / Posted 14 days ago
The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing for just over an hour Thursday to vet Northey’s nomination to serve as the USDA’s Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation. The hearing also included Nebraska Department of Agriculture... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
WATCH LIVE: Senate Ag Committee nominations hearing to consider Ibach and Northey for USDA positionsThe Senate Agriculture Committee nominations hearing is underway to consider Gr
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 14 days ago
The Senate Agriculture Committee nominations hearing is underway to consider Gregory Ibach to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, and William Northey to be Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
BusinessMAKATI CITY - Senator Cynthia Villar, head of the Senate Agriculture and Food C
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 17 days ago
MAKATI CITY - Senator Cynthia Villar, head of the Senate Agriculture and Food Committee, said about P600 million allocated for loans to sugar farmers as mandated by the Sugar Industry Development Act have yet to be availed of by the intended... Read more
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Reuters
Senate panel sets hearing for agriculture trade negotiator nomineethe trade association for commodity futures exchanges. Previously, the Kansas f
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
the trade association for commodity futures exchanges. Previously, the Kansas farmer worked as a senior aide to the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee and spent eight years as the chief economist at the trade group National Cattlemen’s Beef... Read more
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The Hill
Trump may waive Jones Act for Puerto Rico reliefto what they see as the nominees’ close ties to the industries they’ll be respo
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
to what they see as the nominees’ close ties to the industries they’ll be responsible for regulating. ON TAP THURSDAY: The Senate Agriculture Committee will hold a hearing on rural development and energy programs in the upcoming farm... Read more
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The Hill
A call for diversity on Capitol HillAccording to the data, there were no black staffers on the Senate Judiciary Com
The Hill / Posted 23 days ago
According to the data, there were no black staffers on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senate Armed Services Committee or Senate Agriculture Committee. Diversity is almost as bad on other powerful committees. Importantly, the number of staffers... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Ibach Receiving Letter of Support from Nebraska Farm Bureau on USDA Nominationand Regulatory Programs. The lifelong farmer and rancher near Sumner, Nebraska
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 27 days ago
and Regulatory Programs. The lifelong farmer and rancher near Sumner, Nebraska has served as director for the past 12 years. Now, the Nebraska Farm Bureau Board of Directors will send a letter of support for Ibach to the Senate Agriculture Commit... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Senate confirms Georgia’s Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretaryand Congress to rewrite agricultural policy to help revive their business. Kan
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 29 days ago
and Congress to rewrite agricultural policy to help revive their business. Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, the chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, said Perdue will help facilitate recovery in small American towns. “I know he will put the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesotan headed to USDA: Dealing with climate change a pri...southwest Minnesota town of Jackson, did not use the term "climate change," but
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 30 days ago
southwest Minnesota town of Jackson, did not use the term "climate change," but in Tuesday, Sept. 19, testimony to the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee he made it clear that dealing with the controversial issue could be key to agriculture's... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Farm Bill Before Thanksgivingon this. And I think we have the capability of voting a bill out of committee 2
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 1 months ago
on this. And I think we have the capability of voting a bill out of committee 20 to 0." Grassley says he doesn't think the senate agriculture committee will go over ag worker immigration policy in the farm bill. Something like that would have to be... Read more

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