"Farm Bill Failure Gives Democrats Ammunition In Midwest House Races"

"RINGSTED, Iowa -- Democrats fighting an uphill battle to win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives are trying to use rural angst over the failure of congressional Republicans to pass a farm bill to win some Midwestern seats in the November 6 election."

Source: Reuters, 10/15/2012

"Redford Rejects Calls for Public Inquiry Into Tainted Beef"

"CALGARY — [Alberta] Premier Alison Redford shot down calls from opposition parties and the union representing workers at the XL Foods plant for a public inquiry to get to the bottom of the huge beef recall stemming from E. coli tainted product at the Brooks facility."

Source: Calgary Herald, 10/12/2012

Romney, Wooing Farmers, Attacks Phantom Obama Carbon Dioxide Rules

"Mitt Romney's campaign opened an attack on the Obama administration's climate change policies yesterday by warning farmers that greenhouse gas regulations could hike fuel prices. He also suggested that President Obama might pursue a carbon-pinching cap-and-trade program if he wins the election."

Source: ClimateWire, 10/11/2012


Subscribe to RSS - Agriculture