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1 min ago | Examiner.com
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.
3 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal
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.
7 hrs ago | Water Online
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.
A cold winter and trees still weary from last season's massive apple crop have Northern New England growers eyeing a decent but not spectacular harvest this year.
During the 2013 Super Bowl, Marjorie Gayle Alaniz was captivated by a commercial for Dodge Ram trucks that featured portraits of American farmers.
U.S. researchers say they have developed a technique to remove allergens from peanuts, a food that causes allergic reactions in roughly 2.8 million Americans.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 01:16 pm
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