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44 min ago | KGWN

USDA Grants Help Veterans and Minority Farmers Get Started in Agriculture

Today, USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced the availability of over $9 million in outreach and technical assistance for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans that are new to farming and ranching.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs

2 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

Journalists Subpoenaed In Defamation Suit Against ABC

Several journalists at Food Safety News and The New York Times were subpoenaed in the the latest development in the legal fight between a beef producer and ABC News, according to Columbia Journalism Review .

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Related Topix: Journalism, Food Science, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, US News, Agriculture, Science

7 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

Crops Are Making Good Progress and Are in Good Shape

The USDA's crop statistics service says the condition is good-to-excellent in 82 percent of corn and 78 percent of soybeans.

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11 hrs ago | WHO-TV

Landowners, Operators Need to Update, Elect and Enroll Land in New Farm Programs

In early August, USDA's Farm Service Agency will send every landowner and operator a summary of their acreage history.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, Marketing

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Sampson Independent

USDA offers PEDV reporting instructions, other details9:10 pm

The USDA has followed up with more specifics on how to understand and comply with its Federal Order on June 5 that requires pork producers, veterinarians and diagnostic labs to report presumptive or confirmed positive occurrences of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus , Porcine Deltacoronavirus, or other swine enteric coronavirus diseases that meet the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, CPU, Science / Technology

KBCI CBS 2

USDA approves emergency grazing in eastern Idaho

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved emergency haying and grazing on land normally used for the Conservation Reserve Program in parts of eastern Idaho.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police: Stranded motorist killed by suspected drunk driver

On Saturday, July 26, a woman called police to report that she had been raped by a man named Jake that she met on Tinder.

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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Agriculture, Science, US News

WHO-TV

AGRIBUSINESS: Shooting Ground Kills Weeds Without Herbicide

It's not just herbicide that kills field weeds, they can be shredded too, not by a lawn mower but by grit.

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Agri Marketing

USDA: Cattle Inventory At its Lowest Level Since Reports Were Started

USDA: CATTLE INVENTORY AT ITS LOWEST LEVEL SINCE REPORTS WERE STARTED Jul. 28, 2014 Source: USDA news release As of July 1, there were 95.0 million head of cattle on U.S. farms, according to the Cattle report published today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Beverage Industry

In/Fusion Iced Herbal Tea

Distributed in the United States by Brands Within Reach, In/Fusion Iced Herbal Teas are certified organic by the United States Department of Agriculture and made from rare plants located in the South of France.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News

Daily Herald

Kudzu that ate South heading north as climate changes

A curtain of kudzu covers a tree in Cumberland Gap National Historic Park outside Middlesboro, Ky.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Ohio, Weather, US News, Entomology

The Ecologist

Obama food aid ravages Third World farmers

The US taxpayers who finance foreign food aid surely believe they are feeding starving people, writes James Bovard.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, Famine, US News

Stuff.co.nz

Cloud over milk prices 'will lift'

That is the reassuring assessment from Myfarm CEO Andrew Watters whose company has 47 dairy farms under management across the country.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, Drink, Milk

WXOW-TV La Crosse

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Madison and the Farmer's Market Coalition are teaming up to examine the impact farmer's markets around the country have on their communities.

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The Modesto Bee

NU to host seminar on USDA small business grants

The seminar will take place on July 31 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Union, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. USDA National Program Leader Mary Ann Rozum will give a presentation on how businesses can receive Small Business Innovation Research grants.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Small Business, Personal Finance, US News, Agriculture, Science, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

USDA will continue to use Paterson field

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is moving forward with proposed changes at its Prosser Agricultural Research Service lab, but expects to keep using the research acreage.

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Related Topix: Prosser, WA, Agriculture, Science, US News, Washington State University, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers

The Macon Telegraph

Health alert for Missouri company's chicken

The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Saturday it issued the public health alert after Kansas City-based VU Foods wouldn't recall breaded chicken products after it was determined they hadn't been inspected.

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Marina Times

Freeze-dried whole chicken necks by Fresh is Best

Some dogs will eat anything. Skylar isn't one of them. From death row to the pickiest pit bull on the planet, Sky has been known to turn her nose up at the most delectable of treats.

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KING-TV Seattle

Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs

A physicist from Armenia, a juice-maker from Bermuda and a Burmese sushi chef are crafting new careers in agriculture under a program that applies the business incubator model to farming.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Marketing, Life, Food, Vegetables, New York, Cornell University, US News

Brandon Sun

Lack of genetic diversity threat to livestock

Anyone who has lived on or near a farmyard with chickens is well-aware of the rooster's ability to trumpet the arrival of morning long before the sun peeks over the horizon.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture, Science, Biology, US News, Famine, Natural Disasters

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