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    Child Nutrition Programs

    Education, medical, and military officials testified about some of the ways child nutrition programs affect issues such as national security, economic vitality, and the health of children…

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    High Frequency and Automated Trading in Futures Markets

    Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing on Tuesday, May 13 at 10:00 a.m. in room 328A of…

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    2014 Farm Bill: Implementation and Next Steps

    Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing on Wednesday, May 7 at 9:00 a.m. in room 328A of…

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    Advanced Biofuels: Creating Jobs and Lower Prices at the Pump

    Senator Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will convene a Committee hearing on Tuesday, April 8 at 10:00 a.m. in room 328A of…

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    Nominations of Timothy G. Massad, Sharon Y. Bowen & J. Christopher Giancarlo

    Title: To consider the following nominations:

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    Wildfire Risks

    The deputy chief of the U.S. Forest Service, local officials, and business leaders testified on the need to fund projects reducing fire hazards on federal lands.

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    Farm Bill Conference Committee

    Members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees held their first public meeting to consider the 2013 farm bill.

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    Foreign Purchases of U.S. Food Companies

    Witnesses testified on the pending purchase of Smithfield Foods pork producer and processing company by Shuanghui International, a Chinese food company.

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    Farm Bill Markup

    The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee debated and approved the “farm bill,” a package of legislation passed once every five years that governs agriculture,…

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    Impact of Extreme Weather on Agriculture

    A climate scientists, an economist, and ranchers and farmers testified on the effects of extreme weather on agriculture.

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    MF Global and Peregrine Financial Bankruptcies, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified on at the bankruptcy of MF Global. The panel also reviewed the recent collapse of Peregrine Financial Group, and how customer protections could be strengthened to…

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    MF Global and Peregrine Financial Bankruptcies, Regulators Panel

    Witnesses testified on at the bankruptcy of MF Global. The panel also reviewed the recent collapse of Peregrine Financial Group, and how customer protections could be strengthened to…

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    Regulation of U.S. Egg Production

    Witnesses testified on the U.S. Egg Production Regulation Bill, S. 3239. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), one of the witnesses and the bill’s sponsor, explained that the bill was an…

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    Impact of Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations

    Witnesses testified on the ongoing implementation of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. U.S. futures regulator Gary Gensler acknowledged that the regulatory system failed to…

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    Senate 2012 Farm Bill Markup, Part 2

    The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee met to mark up the 2012 Farm bill.

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