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2 hrs ago | AlertNet
In an expected move, the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday announced new measures to combat the spread of disease in the U.S. pig population.
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2 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says rural business enterprise grants are available in Nevada to nonprofits, economic development authorities, public bodies and federally recognized tribes.
2 hrs ago | ABC News
The federal government is starting a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of a virus that has killed millions of pigs since showing up in the U.S. last year.
3 hrs ago | The Guardian
A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock.
5 hrs ago | The Afro American Newspaper
A report by Feeding America, a Chicago-based hunger relief non-profit organization, titled "Map the Meal Gap".
Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, and has grown to more than 190 countries.
Tony Corvo at Food and Water Watch writes that the USDA is out of control . He says leadership has failed and that the USDA continues to deceive on meat inspections.
Jenkins pleaded guilty in court Wednesday, then refused to accept prosecutors' accounts of the shootings.
Why do we refrigerate eggs in the U.S. if there are no problems with eating non-refrigerated eggs? Is it safe to keep eggs at room temperature? -- Joe Blanck, Shelby Township ANSWER: With the Easter and Passover holidays, this is a busy week for eggs and a perfect time for a refresher.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to declare an agricultural disaster in Lewis and St. Lawrence counties because of severe flooding.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service awarded funding to more than 60 U.S. agricultural organizations to help expand commercial export markets for American products.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently issued contiguous disaster designations for eight Colorado counties due to recent drought conditions.
New Mexico commercial production fell sharply last year according to a USDA year-end crop production report and confirmed by the latest crop statistics from the New Mexico Department of Agriculture.
Product Snapshot: Late July Organic Snacks' new Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips are for consumers who prefer organic food to enjoy an organic snack.
Wisconsin wildlife officials say they are investigating a canine attack at a deer farm that killed 10 white tails in Webster, Wis.
In a letter to DHHS Secretary Dr. Aldona Wos, a U.S. Agriculture Department regulator said the department had met the requirement to reduce its backlog by March 31. "The state has made significant strides in providing services to those households that experienced delays in receiving" food stamps, Regional administrator Robin Bailey wrote to Wos in ... (more)