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The Senateâ€™s farm bill cloture vote Thursday morning poses a critical test for the Agriculture Committee leadership, which needs a strong showing to clear the way for passage Monday and begin to heal the breach sparked by revisions in the commodity title.
Who â€“ or what - is killing farm animals in Butler County?
Two miniature ponies were found dead in a field on Springfield Road Tuesday night - adjacent to the farm where 10 animals were killed or mutilated four weeks ago,
But he called the threat of a changing climate â€śmuch different than anything weâ€™ve ever tackledâ€ť and warned that without more drastic changes, the accelerating pace and intensity of global warming during the next few decades might soon begin to significantly affect agriculture.
Americans throw away more than a third of what they buy â€” that's almost $400 a year per person, or more than an average month's worth of groceries. In 2010, an estimated 133 billion pounds of food from U.S. retailers, restaurants and homes was tossed.
The agriculture secretary, Tom Vilsack, moved to steady Asian and European nerves about US wheat exports on Wednesday, saying there was no indication that rogue GM wheat had entered into the greater food supply