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1 hr ago | Business Journal
CoBank , an agricultural cooperative bank, has formed a new public-private funding partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture focused on infrastructure investment in the rural United States.
5 hrs ago | Media Matters for America
Fox News misleadingly attacked the federal food stamp program for being wasteful and unaccountable despite reports that the program achieved the lowest payment error rate in its history in the most recently available data.
8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The political debate over a national school meal program continues to rage , as GOP lawmakers and school cafeteria lobbyists seek to roll back recent reforms under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 while health experts maintain that the legislation is benefiting students.
9 hrs ago | Domestic Fuel
In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.
11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The intention was good: find a sustainable crop to help raise nutrition rates in Afghanistan and provide Afghan farmers with a new cash crop.
15 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
"These are being implemented as part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010," said Lynne Rogers, director of food service for the Tupelo Public School District.
The White House was announcing the money Thursday as part of a rural conference it is holding this week.
Maybe you've wondered, while looking at the price tag on some organic produce, whether that label is telling the truth.
USDA reminds producers that changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require them to have on file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification .
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the product was made with an ingredient called hydrolyzed soy protein, a known allergen that wasn't listed on the label.
To till or not to till? Mini-Cassia farmers are answering that question as more lean toward alternative methods to grow crops.
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Researchers will demonstrate a prototype farm implement that slashes nutrient runoff and bacterial contamination from poultry litter at this year's Manure Science Review.
Chicken contaminated with salmonella may have been sold at four Whatcom County grocery stores earlier this year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
GREENE COUNTY, AR - The USDA teamed up with representatives from a number of different organizations to give Region 8 farmers the latest information and options.
You just can't make up this stuff. A new 80-page report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture thinks spending $30,000 for talking shopping carts will change our shopping and eating habits.
The United States Department of Agriculture is helping out Native American communities in 18 states, and the Nez Perce Tribe is one of them.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:37 pm
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