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We know that globally there is a huge need for school lunch programs to fight child hunger.
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The latest crop report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows Iowa's cornfields have been hit hard by the wet spring.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Americans these days are nervous about what they eat, and they should be, what with outbreaks of foodborne illnesses, meat pumped with veterinary drugs and genetically modified organisms creeping into our groceries.
The University of Nevada, Reno has paid a $7,446 federal fine over the deaths of three sheep at one of its farms in September 2011.
Mitchell Harris asks a question to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack during a town hall meeting Friday at the Museum of Texas Tech.
The unapproved genetically modified wheat that was discovered sprouting in Oregon appears to have been "a single isolated incident," U.S. agricultural officials said on Friday in their most detailed description yet of their ongoing investigation.
Following notification by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the University of Nevada, Reno has promptly paid a $7,446 fine for an unfortunate, isolated incident on one of its farms that resulted in the death of three animals in September 2011.
The Black Forest Fire has so far claimed two lives and 379 homes and forced the emergency evacuation of 38,000 people.