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3 hrs ago | 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

Vail Daily News

What's the beef?

A new protein that has been carefully, genetically controlled, is sweeping Vail Valley restaurants and fine dining establishments around the country.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Meat, Vail, CO, US News

AKC Gazette

People-Pleasing Dog Breeds

These breeds go the extra mile when it comes to pleasing their owners and handlers while working or training.

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WTEN-TV Albany

USDA awards $6 million for climate change study

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will award $6 million to 10 universities to finance the study of what climate change means to agriculture and strategies for helping farmers and ranchers deal with weather changes.

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WSAW

Rhinelander Sewer Project Selected for USDA Funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development has awarded the City of Rhinelander funding for the City's downtown sewer improvement project.

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Delta Farm Press

Agriculture's good times: Will they continue in 2014?

"It's no secret farming expenses are going up, and if the USDA analysts are right, we could be facing a little squeeze," Mississippi Land Bank Chairman of the Board Abbott Myers said at the organization's annual meeting.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, Dundee, MS

Inside Bay Area

Beef prices hit all-time high in U.S.

Beef prices have reached all-time highs in the U.S. and aren't expected to come down any time soon.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Weather, US News, Dining, Deli Food

Agri Marketing

Fieldprint Calculator Uses USDA Tool To Track Farmers Water Quality Improvement

FIELDPRINT CALCULATOR USES USDA TOOL TO TRACK FARMERS WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT Apr. 22, 2014 Source: USDA news release A nonprofit for sustainable agriculture recently launched a new metric in its calculator that relies on a popular tool from USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Kraft orders massive sausage recall

ONE of the world's biggest food companies is recalling nearly 100,000 pounds of sausages.

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Hispanic Business

Owens calls on USDA to assist North Country counties affected by floods

"Agriculture plays a critical role in the North Country economy," said Rep. Owens.

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Ag Professional

USDA: U.S. wheat market share projected to continue to slip

Although global and U.S. wheat exports are projected to rise over the next decade, the U.S. share of the world market is projected to continue to decline because of competition from other exporters.

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Ag Professional

Highlights from Congressional Budget Baseline through 2024/25

The Congressional Budget Office released its new baseline projections through 2024.

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WSAW

USDA Establishes Rural Business Investment Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is announcing a new program that will provide $150 million to help small agriculture-related startups in rural areas that need cash to expand.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, Tom Vilsack

ABC News

USDA Establishes Rural Business Investment Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday a new $150 million program designed to provide investment capital to help small agriculture-related business in rural areas with cash needed to expand.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Botany & booze: Grow a cocktail garden

The food you grow in your garden isn't limited to the salad bowl. Amy Stewart, author of "The Drunken Botanist," says it's time to drink in the fruits of your labor.

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Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Home Gardening, Home, Plant Biology, Biology, Science, Life, Fruits, Food, US News

Deming Headlight

US Sen. Udall sees Columbus port needs first-hand

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, right, visits with US Customs and Border Protection Robert Reza, left.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

KHGI

Planting Season: Deciding Which Crops and When

With planting season upon us, area commodity leaders say there's a lot that goes into deciding what crops to put in the ground, and when to do it.

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Valley News Live

Kraft Foods Recall

Kraft Foods is recalling about 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the product may contain a different type of hot dog product in the packaging.

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