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Korean Importers Learn About U.S. Beef, Conservation Program Opens Next Week

  • The U.S. Meat Export Federation recently hosted a workshop for 230 Korean red meat importers, distributors, retail and food service operators.

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Organic Trade Agreement Eases U.S. Exports, Average Picnic Cost Rises

  • Organic processed products certified in the U.S. or Korea can now be labeled as organic in either country as of Wednesday.

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Battle Over Labeling Continues, Farm Bill Implementation Begins

  • The World Trade Organization’s report on Country Of Origin Labeling’s compliance with trade obligations has reportedly been transmitted to the U.S. government but not yet been made available to the public according to National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson.

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Soil Research Helping Farmers, Recalling Helps Contain Disease

  • The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation and Farm Foundation have been working to improve soil research and tools farmers can use to measure soil health.

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House Committee Passes Tech Bill, Asian Officials Tour Meat Facilities

  • The House Science, Space and Technology Committee voted Tuesday to advance a bill intended to stop the Environmental Protection Agency’s use of what Republicans call secret science to write regulations.

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Survey Shows Americans Waste 133 Billion Pounds of Food

  • A recent survey by USDA’s Economic Research Service estimates 133 billion pounds of all food available for consumption in the U.S. went uneaten in 2010 and 58.4 billion pounds of that was in the meat, poultry and fish category.

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Supreme Court Rules Against EPA, Monsanto Looking at Takeovers

  • On Monday the Supreme Court said the Environmental Protection Agency could not rewrite specific standards for power plant and factory emissions of greenhouse gases written into the law according to the Washington Post.

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Senators Look to Stop EPA Law, Oregon Investigating Illegal Pesticide

  • Last Thursday, Kansas Senator Pat Roberts and 29 other Republican Senators introduced legislation to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing its proposed Waters of the U.S. rule.

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Mosquito Level to Increase, Demands Rise for Protein Producers

  • Some northern Washington and Idaho counties are gearing up for increased mosquito levels.

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Death Tax Repeal Act Moving Forward, Migrant Workers Battling Farms

  • Texas Congressman Kevin Brady’s Death Tax Repeal Act has 218 co-sponsors. The proposed legislation would repeal estate taxes.

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