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2010-03-23 14:17:00

Bill Markup Set for Tomorrow by Senate Agriculture Committee WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen conservation groups oppose cutting more than $2 billion dollars from the largest of USDA's working lands conservation programs, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), to pay for a child nutrition reauthorization bill drafted by Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Blanche Lincoln (D-AR).

2010-03-18 11:28:00

EDF Urges Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman to Find Alternative Ways to Pay for Worthy Legislation WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) yesterday introduced a child nutrition bill that would cut more than $2 billion from the largest of USDA's working lands conservation programs, the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), according to a leading conservation group.

2010-03-03 10:10:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Fuels, Inc., a company focused on commercially producing low-carbon biofuels and clean renewable power, today announced that it had received a loan note guarantee from the U.S.

2009-04-03 11:22:00

$96,400 in Federal Grants Announced for Farm Markets, Stands in 27 Counties HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania farmers markets and farm stands that market fresh, local produce directly to consumers received a boost today as Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff announced federal support for 39 projects in 27 counties that will increase participation in food assistance programs and help farmers remain viable in tough economic times. The state-administered,...

2009-02-02 13:00:00

Financial health of family farmers critical to successful economic recovery SOMERVILLE, Mass., Feb.

2009-02-02 13:53:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today hailed the announcement made jointly by the U.S.

2009-01-19 09:30:00

BROOMFIELD, Co., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Fuels, Inc., a company focused on low-carbon fuels and the production of cellulosic ethanol, today announced that the U.S.

2009-01-15 16:14:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking public comments on the Healthy Forests Reserve Program (http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/HFRP/ProgInfo/Index.html)(HFRP).


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