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Backlash against Trump EPA pick fueled by 'biofuel reset'

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - EPA acting administrator Andrew Wheeler rejected a proposal from his staff that would have reduced the ambition of the nation’s biofuel policy over the next three yea... Read More

NMPF Thanks Chobani for Standing Up for Labeling Integrity

ARLINGTON, Va. –  In a letter today to Hamdi Ulukaya, chief executive officer of Chobani, National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) President and CEO Jim Mulhern thanked the company for supporting transparency in the use of dairy terms on food-pr... Read More

Livestock Transporters Embrace GeoSpace Labs 49 CFR 395.1(k) Technology ELD Solution

As the rest of the trucking industry moves on from the transition to Electronic Logging Devices (ELD), which have been required since the end of 2017, transporters of livestock are exempt from the regulation until September of 2019. The exemption ... Read More

Fortenberry Announces Farm Bill Review Session in Norfolk

(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) announced today that he will be hosting a Farm Bill review session this coming Wednesday, February 20, in Norfolk  at 12:30 with USDA Under Secretary Bill Northey. The Farm Bill review will be he... Read More

Secretary Perdue Statement on President Trump’s Signing of Appropriations Bill & Declaration of National Emergency

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s signing of legislation that funds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and declaration of a national emergency at the souther... Read More

Secretary Perdue Statement on President Trump’s Signing of Appropriations Bill & Declaration of National Emergency

Washington, D.C., - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s signing of legislation that funds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and declaration of a national emer... Read More

University of Nebraska Celebrates 150 Years -- Friday Five

This week marked the 150th birthday of the University of Nebraska. To celebrate, the university designated the entire week as "Charter Week." Numerous activities were held on campus, including Glow Big Red. Alex and Hannah travel across the Lincol... Read More

China says trade talks to continue in Washington next week

BEIJING (AP) — With a March 2 deadline looming, U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet in Washington next week for more talks on a tariff war over Beijing's technology ambitions, China's government announced Friday. The announcement came after U... Read More

WOTUS Definition Hearings Scheduled

The Environmental Protection Agency has rescheduled public hearings on the updated Waters of the U.S. definition. The hearings were scheduled to take place during the government shutdown, but were postponed. The hearings will be held on February 2... Read More

Wildlife advocates push protections for prairie birds

Wildlife advocates have begun legal proceedings against U.S. officials for allegedly failing to protect a ground-dwelling bird species that's seen its habitat shrink due to farming and energy exploration. The lesser-prairie chicken roams portions ... Read More

USDA Prioritizes Investments in Telemedicine to Address Opioid Crisis in Rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. ... Read More