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With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end 'extreme poverty' by 2030.

Medical News Today   2 days ago

Farm Bill- Policy Issues: Nutrition, Title I Earlier this week on The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC- television), Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was asked about the minimum wage...

FarmPolicy.com   5 days ago

One of the world's most contentious food issues - Genetically Modified (GM) crops - was debated by some of the world's leading authorities on the subject at Queen's University...

Medical News Today   5 days ago

From the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), April 9 – “Secretary Vilsack discusses the implementation of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill), food security, and...

FarmPolicy.com   6 days ago

From Bloomberg News, April 9–- Bloomberg’s Alan Bjerga reports on commodity prices and the California drought’s impact on food prices. He speaks with Mark Crumpton on...

FarmPolicy.com   6 days ago

A study by researchers at Columbia University reports that schoolchildren from three school districts in Maine exposed to arsenic in drinking water experienced declines in child...

Medical News Today   6 days ago

GMO Labeling Bill Introduced in Congress Reuters writer Carey Gillam reported yesterday that, “A Republican congressman from Kansas introduced legislation on Wednesday that...

FarmPolicy.com   6 days ago

The front page of today’s Los Angeles Times provided an in-depth look at variables associated with record high beef prices in the U.S. Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal...

FarmPolicy.com   7 days ago

Farm Bill- Policy Issues Yesterday, USDA Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services Michael Scuse testified before the House Appropriations Agriculture...

FarmPolicy.com   7 days ago

At an April 8 Senate Agriculture hearing, Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) and Richard Childress, former NASCAR driver, testify of the importance of increased blender pumps to provide...

FarmPolicy.com   7 days ago

Today Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D., N.D.) participated in a Senate Ag Committee hearing where she reinforced the importance of biofuels toward building a strong all-of-the-above...

FarmPolicy.com   7 days ago

In response to questions from Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE), American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman explains how uncertain tax policy creates greater risk for...

FarmPolicy.com   7 days ago

Farm Bill- Policy Issues A news release yesterday from USDA indicated that, “The [USDA] announced today that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs,...

FarmPolicy.com  4/8/14 8:49am

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning can be fatal, killing at least 430 Americans every year. Now, research finds that power outages and snowstorms may increase the risk of CO poisoning.

Medical News Today  4/8/14 7:00am

Farm Bill- Policy Issues Ron Hays, of The Oklahoma Farm Report and Radio Oklahoma Network, spoke on Saturday with House Ag Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R., Okla.) about the...

FarmPolicy.com  4/7/14 8:34am

Are genetically modified (GM) foods less nutritious than their non-GM counterparts, or different in unknown ways? Does genetic manipulation causes unintended changes in food...

Medical News Today  4/7/14 7:00am