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Greenhouse Gas Level Rising, Help for Hunger in Poor Countries

  • An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its report for policymakers titled "Climate Change 2014 -- Mitigation of Climate Change."

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Beef Export Negotiations Continue, Walmart Reducing Organic Prices

  • Reuters reports the U.S. may be willing to accept proposed cuts on U.S. beef imports from Japan instead of insisting on getting rid of the tariffs in Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.

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Japan Cutting U.S. Beef Tariffs, Restaurant Menus Changing

  • Reuters reports Japan is considering cutting U.S. beef import tariffs to less than 10-percent from 38.5-percent as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations.

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Senate Committee Passes Fishery Bill, Food Labeling Bill Sponsored

  • The Senate Commerce Committee yesterday passed legislation sponsored by Senator Maria Cantwell that would help boost the West Coast Groundfish fishery and protect maritime jobs.

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Farm Service Agency Signups, Biofuel Economic Benefits

  • USDA’s Farm Service Agency is encouraging farmers and ranchers to register early for FSA programs.

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Chicken Nuggets Recalled, Wheat Research Could Fight Stem Rust

  • More than 75,000-pounds of frozen, fully-cooked chicken nugget products are being recalled by a Tyson Foods plant according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

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Japan Holding Up Trade Talks, Forest Service Distributing Money

  • Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman testified before House committees Friday that Japan is the problem in completing Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations.

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Farm Bureau Concerned Over Water Rules, College Ag Ambassadors

  • The American Farm Bureau Federation has carefully reviewed EPA’s proposed waters of the U.S. rule and AFBF President Bob Stallman says the results of the review are dismaying.

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Drilling Work Continues at Wanapum Dam, USDA Conservation Website

  • Work is continuing on Washington’s Wanapum Dam to determine the extent of the crack discovered back on February 27th.

    Water levels have been lowered to facilitate the work and holes are being drilled to try and ascertain the damage. Windy weather has caused delays.

    The lower water levels are causing concern for agriculture in the area that depends on water from the Columbia River for irrigation and has also been a problem for migrating fish.

    Crews have been installing pumps to help get the fish over the dam.

  • USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has been updating its website to keep up with farmers’ needs.

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Research Leading to Longer Lasting Eggs, Milk Producers Challenging FDA

  • USDA’s Agricultural Research Service has developed a way to pasteurize raw, in-shell eggs faster without ruining their taste, texture, color or other important qualities.

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