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Trump to order review of national monument designations
The Antiquities Act of 1906 authorizes the president to declare federal lands of historic or scientific value to be “national monuments” and restrict how the lands can be used.

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Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary
Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary
The Senate has confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary
First farmer lawsuit on deck against Syngenta over China trade
First farmer lawsuit on deck against Syngenta over China trade
The first lawsuit out of tens of thousands across the U.S. is about to go to trial against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its decision to put a genetically engineered corn variety onto the U.S. market before China approved it
Potato farming in Washington involves high-stakes investment
Potato farming in Washington involves high-stakes investment
Potatoes are worth $7.4 billion to the state’s economy each year.
Farmers fear losing immigrant workers
Farmers fear losing immigrant workers
Farming uses a higher percentage of illegal labor than any other U.S. industry, and that's sparking worry about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants in the country illegally
Invasive spittlebug threatens Hawaii grazing land
The spittlebug has been found at two ranches in Kona since September, including one property that had about 2,000 acres of damaged pasture.
Colorado farmers struggle to find workers
Many workers used to be willing. But a few years ago, they started to move to other labor-intensive industries like oil fields or construction.
Georgia ends restrictions for producers because of bird flu
All poultry exhibitions, shows, sales, swaps and meets in the State of Georgia are permitted to return back to normal operation.
Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study
The companies asked the administration “to set aside” the results of government studies the companies contend are fundamentally flawed.
Wild hog poison halted due to concerns over black bear
Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain has halted the sale of Kaput over worries that black bears will be killed.
Hawaii environmentalists want chlorpyrifos ban
Hawaii environmentalists continue to push for state regulations on pesticide despite state lawmakers' hesitance

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