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Ilias Smirlis runs a small family farm in Kalamata, Greece. Before he met entrepreneur Sotiris Lymperopoulos, who runs the food service Radiki, he struggled to sell his produce outside Athens.
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5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Idaho has its potatoes. Florida has its fresh fruits and juices. Vidalia is the name synonymous with the nation's most famous sweet onion.
9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Western farmers unable to market last fall's crop due to rail delays and other transportation issues due to flooding have been granted more time to repay their 2013 cash advances.
13 hrs ago | The Pike County Courier
By Melinda Myers The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you've run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT.
18 hrs ago | KSFY
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday in its weekly crops progress and condition report for Minnesota that six days were rated suitable for fieldwork across the state last week.
Legal advocates for the poor have filed a civil rights complaint with the federal government over Ohio's move to waive work requirements for food stamp beneficiaries in certain counties while enforcing them in most.
A federal grand jury has indicted four officials at a Northern California slaughterhouse, alleging they slaughtered diseased cows while inspectors were on their lunch breaks and distributed the cattle.
The department announced the five-year lease on Monday in a news release. The agreement includes 14 tractors, one grain combine, one 12-row planter and one self-propelled forage harvester.
A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.
New parents be warned: It could cost nearly a quarter of a million dollars to raise your child -- and that's not even including the cost of college.
The forecast is based on Aug. 1 conditions as surveyed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service.
States farther away from the U.S.-Mexico border, though, are reckoning with a different set of challenges: a skimpy agriculture labor market and cumbersome immigrant-worker programs that go unfixed amid partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill.
Almond trees grow near Highway 99 and Shippee Road on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Oroville, California.
In this photo taken on Aug. 8, 2014, a large mural is displayed at the Skagit County Fair in Mount Vernon, Wash.
More than 1,100 laboratory incidents involving bacteria, viruses and toxins that pose significant or bioterror risks to people and agriculture were reported to federal regulators during 2008 through 2012, Hundreds of bioterror lab mishaps cloaked in secrecy More than 1,100 laboratory incidents involving bacteria, viruses and toxins that pose ... (more)
The livestock was raised by students involved in 4-H and FFA groups, and the proceeds help provide scholarships for people interested in agriculture.
More and more veterans are looking to farming as a way to recover from their war experiences and earn a living.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:28 pm
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