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29 min ago | KTVN Reno

USDA Designates 2 Nevada Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

From the USDA: The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated two counties in Nevada as primary natural disaster areas due to the recent drought.

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Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, Nevada, Weather, Drought

Thu Apr 24, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Md. Farmers Learn of Changes in New Farm Bill

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering Maryland farmers a chance to learn about changes in the 2014 Farm Bill affecting natural resources conservation.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News

Local NEWS 8

The joy of 'lazy' gardening

Eatocracy's Managing Editor Kat Kinsman attempts to vegetable garden on a roof deck in Brooklyn, NY in USDA Hardiness Zone 6b.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, US News

Business Journal

Harris Teeter leads grocers with new USDA-certified beef offering

Harris Teeter is the first in the country to offer U.S. Department Agriculture-certified Very Tender beef.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Harris Teeter, Meat, Grocery, US News, Agriculture, Science

Sys-Con Media

Georgia's Flint River Partnership Taps IBM for Data-Driven Agriculture Solutions

The Flint River Partnership together with the in making more informed irrigation scheduling decisions to conserve water, improve crop yields and mitigate the impact of future droughts.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, Charitable Organizations, Nature Conservancy, SoftLayer

AlertNet

Bird flu on California farm prompts HK, others to bar poultry imports

An avian-borne virus outbreak on a California quail farm has fueled fears that the disease known as bird flu could spread, prompting investigators to continue their probe and five key export markets to bar imports of poultry from the state.

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Related Topix: California, Stanislaus County, CA, Agriculture, Science, Food Science, US News

KRCR

The joy of 'lazy' gardening

Eatocracy's Managing Editor Kat Kinsman attempts to vegetable garden on a roof deck in Brooklyn, NY in USDA Hardiness Zone 6b.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, US News

Examiner.com

USDA Announces Grants to Support State Breastfeeding Programs

The WIC Program, which supports 51 percent of the infants born in the U.S., promotes breastfeeding as the best form of nutrition for infants.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Md. Farmers Learn of Changes in New Farm Bill

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering Maryland farmers a chance to learn about changes in the 2014 Farm Bill affecting natural resources conservation.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News

Independent Women's Forum

Finally: Federal Agency to Fight Food Stamp Fraud

Tens of millions of Americans receive assistance through our nation's social safety net.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, US News

MLive.com

Born today, dead tomorrow, piglet loss continues on Plainwell farm stricken by PEDv

But on April 9, Dennis DeYoung was at the Plainwell home farm when he got a call from his son at the farm's barns in Martin.

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Related Topix: Plainwell, MI, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, US News, Life, Food, Pork, Meat

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Scientific Breakthroughs from USDA in 2013

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new report on scientific breakthroughs discovered by USDA researchers that led to new patents and inventions with the potential for commercial application and potential economic growth.

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Related Topix: US News, Inventions, Science / Technology, CPU, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Two businesswomen join Tioga LDC

Two new board members have joined the Tioga County Local Development Corporation recently, after they were appointed by the Tioga County Legislature this spring.

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Related Topix: Tioga County, NY, Nichols, NY, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Organic Food, US News, Waverly, NY

WLLR-FM Davenport

Eat Less

This just seems TOO simple, doesn't it? Most of us eat until we are stuffed! But experts say there's a way to eat less and feel full faster without dieting.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Cornell University, US News, Nutrition

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Spring corn planting still sputters in key states

Efforts by the nation's corn growers to get their crops planted in key grain states continue to sputter.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News

Agri Marketing

Senators Urge USDA To Provide Additional Funding To Fight Swine PEDv

SENATORS URGE USDA TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO FIGHT SWINE PEDV Apr. 23, 2014 Source: Office of U.S. Senator Kay Hagan news release U.S. Senator Kay Hagan is continuing efforts to address the deadly Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus that is devastating pork producers in North Carolina and significantly impacting the agricultural economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Food, Pork, Meat

Forbes.com

Four Ways To Eat Better And Celebrate The Earth

Yet today, the number and scope of environmental problems feels overwhelming. Aside from celebrating Earth Day, it doesn't seem there is much we can do to make things better.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Environment, US News

PeoriaTimes-Observer

12 Legitimate Reasons to Eat Organic

Myra Goodman, co-founder of Earthbound Farm -the largest grower of organic produce in North America-and her daughter Marea know a thing or two about what makes eating organic worth your while.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food, Recipes, Agriculture, Science, US News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Illinois grain prices in country elevators

This is Monday's report of the grain prices and trends, prepared by the USDA and the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

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WFNT-AM Burton

Put That Sandwich Down - USDA Announces Major Chicken-Breast Recall

If you or anyone in your family is on a restricted diet due to food allergies, you need to check your refrigerator.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, Food Science

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