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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.
The Kalamazoo Gazette stories on the rise of a local food movement in the Kalamazoo area introduced readers to an important change in our foodways, which is part of a national trend.
There is concern over market prices for corn if the U.S. produces another 14 billion bushel crop in 2014.
The Obama administration Department of Agriculture has been pushing its proposal to 'modernize' chicken processing inspection to include speeding up inspection lines and using fewer inspectors.
When all else fails to wipe out invasive snakes, rats, or wasps, a barrage of poison bait from helicopters might do the trick.
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You probably didn't need the federal government to tell you this -- but the USDA said Wisconsin had a year full of extreme weather in 2013.
Like a Disney movie gone horribly wrong, the U.S. Department of Agriculture just airdropped 2,000 mice attached to tiny cardboard parachutes into Guam.
While a student at the College of St. Benedict, Natalie Keane remembers being upset when food was wasted and tossed into the trash.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it's giving $7.94 million in grants and loans to three rural Michigan communities for improvements to their water systems.
The crash in corn prices is spilling over into soybeans. As a result, Brazil will grow more of the higher-value oilseed, helping push global markets into a record glut and replacing the U.S. as the top producer.