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The U.S.-Pakistan Wheat Productivity Enhancement Project today brought together wheat researchers from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center and the United States Department of Agriculture to celebrate progress in the global fight against wheat diseases.
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"The key factor is supply," CNBC reported Friday. "U.S. production has been decreasing for years due to a citrus greening disease in Florida, the second-largest producer of orange juice in the world after Brazil."
The New England Farmers Union held its fourth annual convention "Celebrating our Agricultural Diversity: People, Practices and Products" in Newport, RI.
Dan Vay is a biologist with the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service in Michigan.
Officials are trying to ramp up a federally funded program that provides lunch to Nevada students when school isn't in session.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to keep open 250 offices nationwide that help farmers.
The Homestead High School scoreboard advertises bottled water. Ads for high-sugar, -fat and -salt foods would be banned under USDA guidelines.
Monica Bongue sees Ohio like many others in the local food movement: As a state rich in possibilities, with three big, hungry cities surrounded by a lot of productive farmland.
The sudden disappearance of entire swarms of bees from their hives, first observed in 2006 and termed Colony Collapse Disorder, focused worldwide attention on the plight of these pollinating powerhouses whose numbers still are declining.
Blue violets are similar to the purple violet but are smaller and lack the deep purple coloring of purple violets.
On Friday, a poultry inspection proposal hit the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture; in it, USDA is attempting to implement a system which would some current responsibilities of Food Safety Inspection Service inspectors in the hands of company employees.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the WSSU grant and two others at the recent 2014 National PTA Legislative Conference in Virginia.
A man who was simply enjoying nature was killed after a 200-foot tall tree came crashing down on him.
Director of chemical and pharmaceutical sciences at The American Council on Science and Health in New York since 2010.
U.S. farmers this week finalized their crop insurance plans for spring planting with critics of the government-subsidized program saying insurers are set up for a bonanza after passage of the new five-year farm bill last month.
School administrator, Nicolas Sulla, 31, and the school children of the Joseph et Bertha Wigfall School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.