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41 min ago | St. Cloud Times
Food prices at the grocery store are up, following an increase in production costs and wholesale prices.
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41 min ago | Bellingham Herald
With milk prices steadily rising in recent months, Whatcom County dairy farmers are finding themselves in the unusual position of earning enough to rebuild savings accounts and pay back loans from the years of lean times.
Prime Pak Foods is recalling about 24,000 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
"Am I going to be an outcast?" A friend, who recently moved to an upscale neighborhood in Madison, Wis., called me last week to ask if she would be able to make mommy friends if she continued feeding her children - gasp! - non-organic food.
After a devastating blizzard killed thousands of cattle in October, South Dakota lawmaker and rancher Gary Cammack wondered whether his state's ranching community could recover.
Cover crops are gaining popularity as a way to improve soils, drought resistance and cash crop yields.
This past week, I emerged from my sackcloth and ashes after the news of the demise of Kroger's double couponing in the area.
Farmers markets offer great opportunities to buy seasonal, local and healthy produce.
A report put out by the USDA shows that, in 2012, 60% of the non-elderly individuals receiving food stamps were women.
Nutriom LLC, a Lacey-based company that manufactures a freeze-dried egg product, has agreed to an expanded recall of its product for possible salmonella contamination, even though the company initially refused to comply, saying its products were safe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.