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11 min ago | Hay & Forage Grower
USDA's Risk Management Agency is asking for input on how to provide a better insurance safety net for alfalfa growers.
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4 hrs ago | Freshnews
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus will announce new procurement opportunities for advanced biofuel.
6 hrs ago | Reuters
Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Tuesday a new push to increase access to mental health services with $100 million in new government funding a year after the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, sparked a failed push for stronger gun control measures.
Did you ever hear of the little engine that could? Killen's Steakhouse in Pearland is like that little engine.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public comment on a petition asking the agency to implement new standards for the care and treatment of bears kept in roadside zoos.
Check out the ASPCA's video " What Not to Buy? Pet Store Puppies! " It has a great message and is definitely worth sharing with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.
Your tax dollars at work Millions of dollars of farm subsidies were given to city dwellers including over $100,000 to Louis Farrakhan in Hyde Park! Case Study Example: Three Year Economic Savings Program, Inc., Hyde Park, 60615 A non-profit organization called Three Year Economic Savings Program, Inc received 19 payments totaling $103,529 .
As part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's commitment to encourage the next generation of scientists, USDA Chief Scientist and Undersecretary for Research, Education, and Economics Catherine Woteki will speak at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Md., on December 9. Students in the school's Watershed Integrated Study Program , led by ... (more)
The meat on your dinner table probably didn't come from a happy little cow that lived a wondrous life out on rolling green hills.
This BSE regulation is based on international scientific literature and standards established by the World Organization for Animal Health .
USDA TO CLARIFY ORGANIC DAIRY 'TRANSITIONING' RULE : "The milk you purchase at the grocery store might say its organic, but - under USDA rules - that doesn't mean the cows from which your milk was sourced have always been cared for in compliance with the department's organic standards," Pro Ag reports this morning.
So far, OMH has processed three invoices from the USDA, which totaled $11,994.62, said Ben Rosen, a pokesman for the agency.
Each week, the Missourian highlights a government record that is available to the public.
This photo was taken through part of a Topeka Zoo fence that would be replaced if the Topeka City Council approves a proposed $141,179 project budget it will consider Tuesday evening.
Hey, Chicagoans, there is a new dog food in town for your pets to try. It was developed and launched by Jami Ippolito, a long-time animal lover and the owner of Chicago's West Loop's popular pet product boutique, Paw Naturals .
USDA has been made aware that there is a fraudulent letter circulating to producers and/or contractors.
A blown transformer forced hundreds of students out of a Chicago school and several other schools without air conditioning cut classes early.