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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.
MANITOWOC - River Wood Estates, a senior assisted living community at 950 Rapids Road, plans two holiday events.
Consumers in rural America soon could have another way to reduce their energy use because of changes the Agriculture Department is making to a popular loan program.
Lisa Coverdale, Connecticut State Conservationist for the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, as announced the agency is currently accepting applications for the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program for FY2014.
A Pineville man lost his life in a single vehicular crash in East Baton Rouge on Friday evening.
A 51-year-old Winnsboro woman has been given 40 months in prison for lying on loan applications to get money to hide the theft of $640,000 from a federally funded nonprofit.
Businesses and industries thrive when they discover how to meet a need in new, faster, better, stronger way.
Deloitte Touche is one of the globe's "big four" auditing and consulting firms. It's a player in the Big Food/Ag space - Deloitte's clients include "75% of the Fortune 500 food production companies."
Two Alabama young farmers were recognized as competition winners during an awards ceremony Friday night at the Alabama Farmers Federation's 92nd annual meeting in Montgomery.
Speaking for the affirmative were Michael Hansen , Ph.D., the chief staff scientist of Consumer's Union, and Bhavani Jaroff , a chef and green foods activist, and speaking in opposition were Professor Kevin Folta , the interim chair of the Department of Horticultural Sciences at the University of Florida, and Gregory Dolin , Associate Professor of ... (more)
Gardening is a forgiving pursuit. Get it wrong one year and you can start fresh again the next, wiser, with lessons learned.
Does it really cost more to stick to a healthy diet? The answer is yes, but not as much as many people think, according to a new study.
Low levels of vitamin D have been implicated as a potential cause of diseases ranging from cancer to diabetes.