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WASHINGTON —   As lawmakers begin envisioning the next farm bill, some U.S. House Republicans are wary of making climate change a priority for farmers and ranchers. The pushback from Republicans at a Tuesday hearing came as the Biden administration has tried to make significant new investments in climate change mitigation on farmland, last week […]

The post Clash over climate change funding emerging in farm bill debate appeared first on Missouri Independent.

Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate would remove regulatory roadblocks to increasing meat processing capacity by allowing livestock auction market owners to invest in small and regional packing facilities.

As members of a House committee visited Portland and Oregon this week, they hoped to take back some ideas for Congress to advance the growing political momentum for national action on climate change.

Agricultural groups are urging Congress to quickly pass legislation authorizing USDA’s National Detector Dog Training Center in Newman, Ga. The center trains the "Beagle Brigade," which sniffs out potentially contaminated products at U.S. ports of entry to prevent their introduction into the U.S.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congress on Monday passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022, a bill that aims to ease longstanding shipping industry problems. President Biden is expected to sign it into law.