Just because the school year ends does not mean that disadvantaged students nationwide no longer need school lunches for sustenance.
A chicken in Scott County is confirmed with avian influenza and state officials have quarantined poultry within a 6.2-mile radius around the infected bird's farm.
The U.S. government will intervene in the sugar market for the first time in more than a decade, spending up to $38 million in an effort to forestall a later bailout of sugar producers - including those in Minnesota - that could cost over $300 million.
Finally travelers who miss the flavors of Paris need not wait until their next European trip to fulfill a craving for French snacks.
The White House, bless them, has threatened to veto the Farm Bill if Congress passes the House version of the legislation, which cuts $2 billion a year from the food stamp program, instead of the Senate version, which contains a mere $400 in annual cuts.
The Columbiana County Auditor's Office has found a way to convert to the commonly used and preferred accounting system at little cost to the county, thanks to Bert Dawson and the federal government.
We know that globally there is a huge need for school lunch programs to fight child hunger.
The latest crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows Iowa's cornfields have been hit hard by the wet spring.
Wisconsin's maple syrup production has hit a 20-year high, increasing five-fold from last year when early warm weather cut the season short, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday that it would buy sugar on the domestic market and adjust its re-export credit program in its latest bid to prevent processors from widespread loan defaults due to sinking prices.
Four Forest Service employees racked up $13,700 in improper charges on government travel cards in fiscal 2011, according to a new report from the Agriculture Department's inspector general.
The University of Nevada has paid a nearly $7,500 fine for the death of three sheep at UNR's Main Station Field Laboratory in Reno.
Asian wheat buyers remain concerned U.S. imports could be tainted with genetically modified wheat even as U.S. government findings showed the discovery of an unapproved GMO strain in Oregon appeared to be an isolated incident.
Alabama blueberry farmers are saying better late than never. An Easter freeze struck after many plants blossomed, costing some Southern farmers massive amounts of their crops.
Soybean imports by China , the biggest buyer, may be lower than official U.S. forecasts, deepening a glut and weighing down prices as global reserves are set to reach a record.
If goats and sheep and even "the tiny flea beetle" have proved effective in controlling invasive plants, why does it appear that the state of Utah's "war" on such plants prioritizes herbicide spraying ? The chemicals typically used are, contrary to manufacturers' claims of innocuousness, hazardous to environmental-health.