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This is Tuesday's report of the grain prices and trends, prepared by the USDA and the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
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Record-breaking duo joins General Mills, Big Machine Label Group and Feeding America to launch third Outnumber Hungera campaign supporting local food banks /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills today announced the launch of its third annual Outnumber Hunger campaign, which has provided more than 25 million meals to Americans in need as part of a ... (more)
There is no area of our lives over which the government will not seek control. Take the latest example.
Minnesota has been added to a long list of states - now numbering 45 - affected by an unusual beef recall stemming from the slaughter of "diseased and unsound" animals, according to federal regulators.
March 11, 2014 - WASHINGTON, D.C. -U.S. Senators Pat Toomey and Charles E. Schumer are working together to protect American dairy farmers and producers from an absurd European initiative that would change common names for cheeses Americans enjoy every day.
While most of the nation was digging out this winter, California's great calamity has been relentless sunshine.
China could be processing chickens. The USDA has approved this possible change. According to a March 9 report by Nation of Change, the plan is to have chickens shipped from America to China where they will be processed and then shipped back to America.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is expanding their support to the nation's small and mid-sized farms and ranches.
Courtesy Photo USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner is given a tour of the Rio Valley Biofuels, LLC in Anthony, NM.
Indian food is generally known for its spicy and flavorful recipes. But long before the USDA recommended the food pyramid or "My Plate" as a guide to healthy eating, Indian meals had all the components like grains, vegetables, fruits, proteins and dairy in a typical meal.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reduced the 2013-14 Florida orange crop by one percent from the February estimate to 114 million boxes, while the grapefruit and tangerine crops sustained larger percentage losses.
As the man in charge of research and development at Dow AgroSciences, the unit of Dow Chemical Co that develops agricultural seeds and pesticides, Kittle remembers the "big shock" when rival Monsanto Co unveiled a genetically modified seed in 1996 designed to be used in combination with a specific herbicide, a combination that rapidly led Monsanto ... (more)
From left are Thomas Boyd, Montgomery County Soil & Water District Conservation District supervisor; Reed Ingram, vice chairman of the Montgomery County Commission; Laslie Hall, Montgomery County Soil & Water Conservation District supervisor; and Ronda Walker, Montgomery County Commission District 3 representative.
No Coast Sushi opened its Fruita restaurant in February to the delight of locals who are thrilled to have another downtown dining establishment.
The Colorado State University Extension - Logan and Morgan counties have teamed up with the Nebraska Network for Beginning Farmers & Ranchers, the Farm and Ranch Project of Legal Aid of Nebraska, the Risk Management Agency of the USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture's Farm Mediation to bring a ... (more)
Farmland bargains. Sounds like a joke, right? Is there any farmland today that sells at a bargain price? Absolutely.