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March 26, 2015
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Professor tells House committee that GMOs should not be labeled

Molecular biology and genetics professor Nina Fedoroff says genetic modification has a good history.
March 25, 2015

Lawmakers to vote on $1B water plan amid drought

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)—Facing pressure to address an ongoing drought, California lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on a plan to speed up more than $1 billion in water spending.
March 25, 2015

FDA declares GM apples, potatoes safe and nutritious

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has evaluated several varieties of genetically engineered apples and potatoes and found them to be as safe and nutritious as their conventional counterparts.
March 25, 2015

Woes on WOTUS shared at Senate Ag hearing

More woes have been shared in testimony at a Senate Agriculture hearing Tuesday about the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) proposed rule.
March 25, 2015

NFU maintains sugar policy support at annual conference

Last week, the National Farmers Union (NFU) convened its annual convention to set policy positions for the country’s second largest farm organization over the next 12 months.
March 24, 2015

Sen. Stabenow makes opening statement at hearing on Waters of the United States Proposed Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Sen. Debbie Stabenow, ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, released the following opening statement – as prepared for delivery – at today’s hearing entitled “Waters of the United States: Stak
March 24, 2015

USDA implements 2014 Farm Bill provision to limit payments to non-farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments to non-farmers, consistent with requirements Congress mandated in the 2014 Farm Bill.
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