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3 hrs ago | NorthlandsNewscenter.com
Minnesota and Wisconsin are among 18 states this week to receive over $2.7 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grants to strengthen tribal small businesses and create jobs.
7 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay
Recent figures from the USDA show that the Badger State produced just over 6 million barrels -- a 25 percent increase from 2012.
7 hrs ago | The Raw Story
Overall U.S. food inflation will remain near the historic norm in 2014, even as prices for meat and seafood are pushed higher by disease and widespread drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday.
8 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday night announced the recall of sandwich and wrap items produced July 15 and shipped to retail sites in Texas.
12 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
He asked that USDA make the purchase under a federal law that allows for buying surplus foods from farmers and donating them to food banks or other programs.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will not have to sit for a deposition in the defamation case between former department administrator Shirley Sherrod and the late blogger Andrew Breitbart, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Thursday.
CoBank , an agricultural cooperative bank, has formed a new public-private funding partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture focused on infrastructure investment in the rural United States.
Fox News misleadingly attacked the federal food stamp program for being wasteful and unaccountable despite reports that the program achieved the lowest payment error rate in its history in the most recently available data.
The political debate over a national school meal program continues to rage , as GOP lawmakers and school cafeteria lobbyists seek to roll back recent reforms under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 while health experts maintain that the legislation is benefiting students.
In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.
The intention was good: find a sustainable crop to help raise nutrition rates in Afghanistan and provide Afghan farmers with a new cash crop.
"These are being implemented as part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010," said Lynne Rogers, director of food service for the Tupelo Public School District.
The White House was announcing the money Thursday as part of a rural conference it is holding this week.
Maybe you've wondered, while looking at the price tag on some organic produce, whether that label is telling the truth.
USDA reminds producers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification .
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the product was made with an ingredient called hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen that wasn't listed on the label.
To till or not to till? Mini-Cassia farmers are answering that question as more lean toward alternative methods to grow crops.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:47 pm
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