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From Bush Legs to Bad Business Practices - It's Been a Busy Week for Poultry

Regina Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Regina Weiss

It's been quite a week for US poultry. On Tuesday the USDA issued proposed rules to clarify the meaning of "unfair business practices" under the almos...

DOJ's Holder calls for Historic Era of Antitrust Enforcement in Agriculture

Dave Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Murphy

While many have waited a lifetime to hear government officials address the lack of competition in agriculture and enforce antitrust laws, one question remains: How fast will the wheels of justice turn?

Road-Building In National Forests Halted For One Year

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is ordering a one-year moratorium on most road-building and other development on about 50 million acres of...

Change We Can Believe In: Obama's Food Agenda

Steve Ettlinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Ettlinger

Let's take inspiration from the public's interest in the food details on the inaugural web page and the hoopla around the new gardens and build on the momentum. Food policy is a change we can believe in.

Vilsack Best Possible Secretary of Agriculture

Jennifer Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jennifer Donahue

Gov. Vilsack has integrity through and through. He is impeccable with his word, and is open about his thoughts. He also has an incredibly unusual quality for a politician (if he even is one): he listens.