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The ripening corn and soybean fields stretch for miles in every direction from Dennis Wentworth's farm in Downs, Illinois.
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa- Eight years ago Iowa Choice Harvest was an idea, but Friday the idea was recognized as a success.
Sharleen and Jim Hubbard raise beef cattle. This year's business has been tough.
Lean, finely-textured beef , commonly referred to by media outlets as "pink slime," is "back in demand," according to Yahoo! News.
A California food producer is recalling more than 92,000 pounds of chicken Caesar salad kits due to listeria concerns.
Courtesy photo Various local dignitaries gathered Thursday afternoon to dedicate the newly renovated Bayard Community Center.
Some educators in the Topeka school district had illegal access to data that identifies students from low-income families, which is federally protected as confidential.
Problems in NJ's food stamps program put funds at risk The state is working on a fix, said Department of Human Services spokeswoman Ellen Lovejoy via email.
The wheat harvest may have begun. And if the rain holds off, yields look to be promising this year, but quality issues are now a factor for local producers.
Fresh from the farm: Buy F.R.E.S.H. products at Chico Natural Foods Cooperative and S&S Organic Produce and Natural Foods.
Here's food for thought: Of the 55 million kids enrolled in U.S. schools, 21 million get free or reduced-cost lunch, yet 85 percent of the schoolchildren eligible for these U.S. Department of Agriculture sponsored lunches don't get such meals when school's not in session.
The announcement was made Tuesday morning, a day after an arrest warrant was issued in Illinois for Jon Stolarz, one of the park's operators.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service today announced funding for seven international projects through the 2014 Food for Progress Program.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a study this week showing the average middle income family will spend $245,340 to raise a child to the age of 18 - even before paying for college tuition.
The average cost of raising a child has been on the rise in the last few years, reaching a new average of $245,000, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture .
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:05 am
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