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The investment binge in U.S. agriculture funds has ended as record crops and the promise of improving meat supplies send prices plunging.
NBC News-With gas prices at their lowest August price since 2010, 34.7 million Americans will hit the road this weekend for Labor Day, according to AAA.
It may be possible to train the brain to prefer healthy low-calorie foods over unhealthy higher-calorie foods, according to new research.
The USDA is on the hunt for a giant land snail. This massive snail, the Giant African Land Snail, is responsible for damaging crops and housing.
Cotton is looking good across the state as bolls open and harvest nears, but increased cotton acreage planted across the country means lower prices on this year's crop.
Almost 1.1 billion people worldwide live without access to fresh water; some 2.6 billion lack adequate sanitation facilities.
Battle Creek churches plan urban farm on north side Churches begin to build urban farm in Washington Heights Check out this story on battlecreekenquirer.com: http://bcene.ws/1u5fvoE More than 5 acres of land adjacent to Washington Heights United Methodist Church may be turned into an urban farm producing a variety of fruits and vegetables.
Horse & Hound Veterinary Services offers a special package for college students that are returning to school with their horses.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a biotech giant cannot force a grain elevator firm to store a strain of genetically modified corn.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Two men stand side by side, maneuvering wands with enough electricity to instantly kill the 280-pound hogs that come at them every few seconds.
USDA announces funding for Nevada rural homebuyers USDA announces funding program to help Nevada rural homebuyers.
Since June, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has seized more than 1,200 giant African land snails, all traced to a Georgia resident.
Signups for the new program will run Tuesday to Nov. 28, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Thursday.
Don't just invite your out-of-town friends to Sierra Oro Farm Trail, buy and send them tickets.
Many organizations cook up recommendations for the number of fruit and vegetable servings you should eat every day.
While honeybees may be best known as producers of honey and beeswax useful for candles and seals, experts from the University of Arizona want to remind you that the insects play an important role in the agriculture industry.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 03:56 am
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