posted on January 14, 2011 at 5:01 PM
ATLANTA (AP) -- States that crack down on illegal immigrants should also help farmers who need seasonal labor, the nation's largest farm lobbying group said Tuesday.
posted on December 3, 2010 at 3:12 PM
Despite positive holiday retail sales and a small jump in consumer confidence the economic recovery was dealt a setback this week.
posted on October 22, 2010 at 2:10 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A meat industry lobbying group is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to withdraw a proposed antitrust rule that it claims will raise meat prices and destroy jobs.
posted on October 30, 2009 at 9:10 PM
A lucrative export market re-opens its doors to U.S. pork. Wet weather continues to delay the harvest in corn and soybean country. Lawmakers get an earful from the dairy industry. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier.
posted on February 1, 2008 at 8:02 PM
Late last year, after months of wrangling, the Farm Bill made its way past political in-fighting in both bodies of Congress and sailed into conference committee for additional work.
posted on March 14, 2003 at 8:03 PM
While Wall Street was reacting, or over reacting to every rumor from or about the Middle East, Washington was doing its part to chill markets.