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54 min ago | Salon
File - In this Jan. 24, 2012 file photo, citrus entomologist Mamoudou Setamou, holds an orange that is showing signs of citrus greening disease in a grove in San Juan, Texas.
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3 hrs ago | The Gazette
But some worry about unintended consequences when the technology moves from the lab to the field.
3 hrs ago | Examiner.com
After serving in Iraq, a young father returns to Reading, Pa. and battles unemployment as he and his wife fight to get a leg up in a tough economy.
5 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler
An NPS fire crew prepares to establish defensible space around the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite National Park during the Rim fire in 2013.
Wheat farmers are harvesting a record crop for the fourth time in six years, adding to a global grain glut and cutting costs for food makers from Panera Bread to Domino's Pizza.
Applications for grant money for two programs from the U.S. Department of Agriculture are due for submission next year.
Sbrocco International Inc. recently became the first fresh fruit distributor to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Quality Monitoring Program.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture opened an investigation into the death of a WildCat Haven Sanctuary worker in November.
As many Florida citrus growers have feared, the smallest orange crop in 24 years will get smaller as pre-harvest fruit drop continues to plague groves.
The USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service oversees 20 commodity "checkoff" programs.
There is good news and bad news concerning next year's projected U.S. agriculture exports.
A place to call home is what most people wish for and work toward, and a subdivision development located down N.C. 209 on Miami Drive could be the answer.
Yauk's Specialty Meats, 208 Main St., Windsor, has been in business for more than 14 years.
The Pasadena Unified School District recently announced the acceptance of a federal grant aimed at providing school food originating from local farmers.
Organic is no longer a niche market, stowed away in health food stores and away from the mainstream.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is forecasting a 14 percent drop in dry edible bean production in South Dakota for 2013.
The USDA doesn't officially offer any opinion about whether organic food is safer or more nutritious than non-organic food.