Lawmakers to grill USDA official on relocations
The Agriculture Department's chief scientist will face the Senate Agriculture Committee this week amid the uproar over moving hundreds of his department's researchers away from the nation's capital.
EPA expands use of bee-killing chemical
EPA said today it's expanding the allowed uses of a pesticide that was briefly banned in 2015 due to the danger it posed to bees.
Union: Relocation could bring 'catastrophic' loss of staff
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture could suffer a "catastrophic" loss of staff if the Department of Agriculture sticks with a plan to relocate the agency to Kansas City by the end of September, the labor union representing employees said today.
Agency relocation hits another snag
The Department of Agriculture's search for office space for its two agencies relocating to Kansas City may take a month longer than planned.
Backers push to lift hold on USDA nominees
Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts said he's trying to work through the latest stumbling block for three Agriculture Department nominees, potential casualties of the politics of ethanol.