The U.S. Department of Agriculture has increased its forecast for a surplus of corn, raising the prospect that prices could tumble to levels that would trigger subsidy payments to farmers, according to a recent Bloomberg report.

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The National Chicken Council on Wednesday joined representatives from a range of advocacy groups at a media briefing to talk about different objections to the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) held its fourth public meeting Thursday and Friday on its work in helping to shape the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 

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The House Appropriations Committee voted to block EPA’s proposed “waters of the United States” rule as part of a fiscal 2015 interior and environment spending bill.

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U.S. agricultural trade relations with China are tense as the United States continues to insist that China agree to speedier acceptance of new genetically modified crops and China continues to lean on the United States to allow imports of Chinese chicken.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released information about a public meeting they will sponsor to discuss progress to date under the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System 2012-2016 Strategic Plan.

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