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The volunteer organization based in North Dakota will help its 300th farm family in the region by the end of the year.
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A second former co-owner of the California slaughterhouse involved in a recall of nearly 9 million pounds of meat was charged with knowingly processing and distributing meat from cancerous cows, court documents released this week say.
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Across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading.
The state Department of Agriculture said Wednesday the county will join Hennepin, Houston, Ramsey and Winona counties in a state and federal quarantine to prevent the infestation from spreading.
Central America is having one of its worst droughts in decades, and experts are warning that major farm losses and the deaths of hundreds of cattle in the region could leave hundreds of thousands of families without food.
The agency's July farm survey says farmers can expect production to return to more normal levels for wheat, canola and corn for grain after records last year.
California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.
Some fanned themselves as they gathered in a semicircle around Neal Isbell and his son, Shane, but many others used cellphones or tablets to record information the two Colbert County farmers were sharing.
A UK supermarket is to stock home-grown watermelons for the first time following a successful crop nurtured by a 19-year-old agriculture student.
Three years of drought have Californians debating an end to the state's status as one of the last in the West with a pump-as-you-please policy for the vital underground sources that provide up to 65 percent of the state's water.
Secretary of State Scott Gessler said Wednesday that backers of the proposal have collected enough valid signatures to place Proposition 105 on November's ballot.
In this photo by Anupam Nath, a woman cooks inside her flooded house in Assam state in northeastern India.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture just published a new estimate of how much it costs to raise a child today.
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.
Idaho has its potatoes. Florida has its fresh fruits and juices. Vidalia is the name synonymous with the nation's most famous sweet onion.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 09:37 am
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