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USDA proposes definition of farming, limiting some subsidies

posted on March 27, 2015 at 3:23 PM

The government is revising its definition of what it means to farm, meaning some people who receive farm subsidies but don't do any of the work would receive less government cash. Full Story

Census: 1 in 5 children on food stamps

posted on January 30, 2015 at 3:21 PM

Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since the nation's economy tumbled in 2008. Full Story

Ask the Analysts: How are commodity markets regulated?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: How are commodity markets regulated?
How are commodity markets regulated? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers better understand how the markets... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What chance does a single investor have against high-frequency trading?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What chance does a single investor have against high-frequency trading?
What chance does a single investor have against high-frequency trading? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What commodity would you recommend to a new trader?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What commodity would you recommend to a new trader?
What commodity would you recommend to a new trader? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers better... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What factors influence the price of a commodity?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What factors influence the price of a commodity?
Ask the Analysts: What factors influence the price of a commodity? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: How do different commodities interact with and influence one another?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: How do different commodities interact with and influence one another?
Ask the Analysts: How do different commodities interact with and influence one another? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: How did you get started in commodity market analysis?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: How did you get started in commodity market analysis?
Ask the Analysts: How did you get started in commodity market analysis? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: How can someone get started in commodity trading?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: How can someone get started in commodity trading?
Ask the Analysts: How can someone get started in commodity trading? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What does a new producer or trader need to know about commodity markets?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What does a new producer or trader need to know about commodity markets?
Ask the Analysts: What does a new producer or trader need to know about commodity markets? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What are risks and benefits to commodity trading?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What are risks and benefits to commodity trading?
Ask the Analysts: What are risks and benefits to commodity trading? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers... Full Story

Black Farmer Lobbyist Wants Piece of Indian Deal

posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:24 AM

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- The president of the National Black Farmers Association says he's being stiffed by the attorneys behind a $3.4 billion government settlement with Native American landowners who asked him to lobby Congress to fund the... Full Story

Probe Finds Scant Oversight of Chemical Plants

posted on May 23, 2014 at 10:38 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has no way of fully knowing which U.S. chemical facilities stock ammonium nitrate, the substance that exploded last year at a Texas fertilizer plant and killed 14 people, congressional investigators say.... Full Story

Appeals court rules in favor of meat labels

posted on March 28, 2014 at 3:47 PM

A federal appeals court is allowing labels on certain cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The appeals court decision issued Friday dismissed an attempt by the meat industry to block the rules, which took... Full Story

GMO Labels Vote in Washington State May Have Ramifications for Country

posted on November 8, 2013 at 12:15 PM

GMO Labels Vote in Washington State May Have Ramifications for Country
A vote in Washington State regarding GMO labeling proves a victory for some of the nation's top food companies and could have ramifications for the rest of the country. Full Story
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