posted on June 12, 2015 at 1:13 PM
The number of birds impacted by Avian Flu topped 47 million this week, even as the temperature warmed up, slowing the spread of the virus. Nearly three-quarters of the infected poultry were hens. Turkeys and chickens across 21 states have been...
posted on March 7, 2014 at 5:49 PM
President Obama releases the 2015 budget proposal and Republicans say it is dead on arrival.
posted on January 24, 2014 at 5:57 PM
The Obama administration sent shockwaves through the Corn Belt late last year when it proposed cutting the federal mandate to blend ethanol into U.S. gasoline supplies. The plan has drawn sharp criticism from biofuels supporters who claim the...
posted on November 27, 2013 at 9:58 AM
posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:22 PM
The Agricultural Reform, Food and Jobs Act of 2013 is similar to legislation written last year that passed the Senate 327 days before this hearing, but later died without any House floor debate.
posted on March 1, 2013 at 5:10 PM
While both sides of the aisle lamented the spending reductions the full impact of the cuts likely will be felt later rather than sooner.
Half of the $85 billion will come out of the defense budget. The remaining amount is slated to come from...
posted on December 14, 2012 at 3:05 PM
Iowa Senator Charles Grassley, a Republican, and Senator Mark Udall, a Democrat from Utah, led a bi-partisan effort to extend the production tax credits for wind energy.
posted on November 16, 2012 at 5:05 PM
Wind energy proponents took their case for extending Production Tax Credits to Washington, D.C. this week.
The Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition, a bi-partisan group representing 23 states cited the need for keeping thousands of workers on...