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37 min ago | The Messenger
There is concern over market prices for corn if the U.S. produces another 14 billion bushel crop in 2014.
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4 hrs ago | Daily Kos
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.
5 hrs ago | National Geographic
When all else fails to wipe out invasive snakes, rats, or wasps, a barrage of poison bait from helicopters might do the trick.
6 hrs ago | Ag Professional
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10 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton
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.
12 hrs ago | LiveScience
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.
15 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times
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.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service today released its Salmonella Action Plan that outlines the steps it will take to address the most pressing problem it faces-- Salmonella in meat and poultry products.
Bakery manufacturers have lots of opportunities to invest in R&D in 2014 using savings made from lower wheat prices, says analyst Strong global wheat stocks and weaker prices have given bakers breathing space to innovate and manufacturers should continue investing in R&D in 2014 too, a commodities analyst says.
Hound & Gatos Pet Foods Corporation announces their inclusion in the "2014 List of Trusted Pet Foods."
In this Nov. 21, 2013 photo, Earl Hafner talks about growing vegetables in his aquaponics greenhouse on his farm, near Panora, Iowa.
Sticker shock in the dairy aisle? Milk prices could spike big time in 2014 if Congress fails to reach a deal on a new farm bill.
Pairing omega-3 supplements with a diet rich in dark green vegetables may boost omega-3 levels in red blood cells, suggests new data that raises 'an intriguing and unexpected hypothesis'.
Kids around the country are heading for school. For parents, now is the time to think about providing nutritious meals in kids' lunch boxes and on the kitchen table keeping them energized and focused throughout the day, and above all else, healthy.
There is a simple reason why Washington outsiders care about the farm bill. Farms grow food, and everyone eats, usually three times a day.