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May 06, 2015
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Vilsack to talk GMO issues at G20

GMO trade issues will be at the forefront for U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack at the G-20 forum in Turkey this week.
May 06, 2015
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Energy and Water Appropriations Bill passes

The U.S. House has passed the FY 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill.
May 06, 2015

For small businesses seeking equipment, 5 factors to consider

During National Small Business Week, May 4–8, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) is reminding small businesses of five key factors to consider when acquiring equipment.
May 06, 2015
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Coca Cola accepts challenge to commit to GMO education

At last week’s annual meeting of Coca-Cola shareholders in Atlanta, Ga., the National Center for Public Policy Research urged the beverage giant’s CEO, Muhtar Kent, to do far more to promote the safety and benefit of genetically modified organisms (GMOs),
May 06, 2015
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USDA announces grants to enable more farmers markets to serve low-income families

Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Under Secretary Kevin Concannon announced Tuesday the availability of up to $3.3 million in competitive funding to support the ability of farmers markets to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) bene
May 06, 2015
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Agriculture is thriving in bone-dry California, and that's not a good thing

California's severe drought shows no signs of easing—maybe not for years, possibly not for decades—and Gov. Jerry Brown has imposed unprecedented water restrictions for both business and residential use across the state.
May 06, 2015
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Forest Service chief predicts "above normal" wildland fire potential in much of the West

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell presented the Forest Service forecast on the upcoming 2015 fire season in testimony Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Forest Service researchers expect 2015 to continue the trend of
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