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House Appropriations Subcommittee Scrutinizes USDA's 2015 Budget Proposal

posted on March 21, 2014 at 6:18 PM

House Appropriations Subcommittee Scrutinizes USDA's 2015 Budget Proposal
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack answers questions from Republican members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee concerning USDA's 2015 budget proposal. . Full Story

President Obama Releases 2015 Budget

posted on March 7, 2014 at 5:49 PM

President Obama Releases 2015 Budget
President Obama releases the 2015 budget proposal and Republicans say it is dead on arrival. Full Story

President's Budget Proposes Horse Slaughter Ban

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:09 PM

The president's budget calls for the funding prohibition to remain in place through the end of the next budget year in September 2015. Full Story

Watershed protection goal of USDA, Coca-Cola pact

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:36 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and Coca-Cola signed a five-year agreement Friday to restore watersheds that have been damaged or altered by development, wildfires and agriculture as part of an initiative to slow runoff and replenish... Full Story

Vilsack Up to Challenge of Obama's 2014 Budget

posted on April 16, 2013 at 10:51 AM

Vilsack Up to Challenge of Obama's 2014 Budget
The ongoing budget battle in Washington ramped up this week as President Obama sent Congress his $3.8 trillion spending request for fiscal year 2014. Seeking common ground with Republicans, the president’s plan aims to reduce the federal debt... Full Story

Market to Market (April 12, 2013)

posted on April 12, 2013 at 7:01 PM

Market to Market (April 12, 2013)
Full Program: Secretary Vilsack eyes the challenge of Obama’s 2014 budget. Protestors seeking immigration reforms press Congress for solutions. The USDA supply and demand report reveals a tight stocks-to-use ratio for corn. Market analysis with Alan Brugler. Full Story

Budget Battle Continues

posted on March 22, 2013 at 4:07 PM

 Budget Battle Continues
With the prospect of a government shutdown looming, the Senate approved legislation Wednesday to secure $85 billion in less-than-favored spending cuts intended to rein-in excessive federal deficits. Reworking the across-the-board cuts,... Full Story

Ethanol Supporters Mark Anniversary

posted on March 15, 2013 at 4:57 PM

Ethanol Supporters Mark Anniversary
Ethanol enthusiasts celebrated this week. But the reason for the milestone was not welcomed by all. The American Coalition for Ethanol held what it called a birthday party in Washington, D.C., complete with a cake. Full Story

Dow Hits Record High

posted on March 8, 2013 at 6:32 PM

Dow Hits Record High
On the heels of a sequester that could furlough federal employees and disrupt government services, the Dow on Tuesday of this week broke a record high that was set in 2007 by nearly ninety points. Full Story

Vilsack Defends Sequester Actions

posted on March 8, 2013 at 5:29 PM

Vilsack Defends Sequester Actions
Speaking before the House Committee on Agriculture this week, USDA chief Tom Vilsack was scheduled to address the state of the rural economy. But the sequester’s across-the-board cuts quickly dominated the testimony. Several USDA programs could... Full Story

Sequester Squabbles Overtake Washington

posted on March 1, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Sequester Squabbles Overtake Washington
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... Full Story

Food Prices To Rise Above Inflation Rate

posted on February 8, 2013 at 5:52 PM

Food Prices To Rise Above Inflation Rate
As snow falls across America, the reduction of drought is slight. This week’s snow cover map from Intellicast shows increasing snowpack in the northern states. But it it’s nowhere near the amount needed as evidenced by the University of... Full Story

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