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  1. Wegmans weighs in on GMOs: FDA should certify foods with it, and there should be labels on those withoutRead the original story

    Friday | The Post-Standard

    Officials at Wegmans food markets want to see a required FDA approval for GMO foods, and labelling for foods that are non-GMO.

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  2. USDA rural business grants available in NevadaRead the original story

    Friday | KSL-TV

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture says rural business enterprise grants are available in Nevada to nonprofits, economic development authorities, public bodies and federally recognized tribes.

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  3. Food Insecurity a Problem for Nearly a Quarter of Baltimore ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Afro American Newspaper

    ... to enough food for an active and healthy lifestyle, a definition established by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The food-insecurity rate is defined as the percentage of the population that experienced food insecurity at some ...

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  4. Hints from Heloise 4/18/2014Read the original story

    Friday | ReporterNews.com

    Happy to help clear up any confusion. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, for crops to be considered certified organic, it means that no synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, prohibited pesticides, irradiation or genetically modified organisms were used.

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  5. Has New Hampshire Become A 'Dumping Ground' For Wolf Dogs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    New Hampshire wildlife officials are wrestling with a proposal that would put them in charge of wolf-hybrids; those are wolves that have been bred with domesticated dogs.

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  6. Arkansas making irrigation schedule training priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Delta Farm Press

    Few know that on the list of states doing the most irrigating, Arkansas is fourth.

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  7. Lacey company widens recall despite no reports of illnessRead the original story

    Friday | The Olympian

    Nutriom LLC, a Lacey-based company that manufactures a freeze-dried egg product, has agreed to an expanded recall of its product for possible salmonella contamination, even though the company initially refused to comply, saying its products were safe.

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  8. US orange production hit by disease,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    A citrus disease spread by a tiny insect has devastated Florida's orange crop, which is expected to be the worst in nearly 30 years, and sent juice prices soaring on New York markets.

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  9. USDA: Per Capita Availability Of Chicken Higher Than Beef For A Third YearRead the original story

    Friday | Agri Marketing

    USDA: PER CAPITA AVAILABILITY OF CHICKEN HIGHER THAN BEEF FOR A THIRD YEAR Apr. 18, 2014 Economic Research Service reports: According to ERS's 2012 food availability data, the per capita supply of chicken available to eat in the United States continues to outpace that of beef.

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  10. USDA Awards $196 Million To Ag Groups To Promote ExportsRead the original story

    Friday | Agri Marketing

    USDA AWARDS $196 MILLION TO AG GROUPS TO PROMOTE EXPORTS Apr. 18, 2014 Agri-Pulse reports: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service awarded $196.4 million in funding to more than 80 U.S. agricultural and trade organizations to help expand commercial export markets for U.S. products.

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  11. Salmonella cases down, but beware of other bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's annual report card on foodborne illnesses, vibrio infections -- most frequently found in raw or undercooked shellfish -- have increased by 75% since the CDC's previous analysis period, 2006-2008.

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  12. The Horse "Soring" Torture ShowRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Houston Press

    The Texas chapter of the Humane Society of the United States is joining in the push to pass federal legislation that would help enforce the ban on "soring" - hurting show horses to exaggerate a high-stepping gait.

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  13. KidsOutAndAbout's Big List of CSAs In and Around HartfordRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Patch.com

    Families purchase shares of produce that is either picked up or delivered to them, fresh from the farm, each week during the growing season.

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  14. USDA files complaint against Alaska universityRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    USDA spokeswoman Tanya Espinosa said Wednesday that an administrative judge will decide whether the university could face fines that an animal-rights group hopes total $10,000 per animal.

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  15. Disaster Assistance for Farmers and Livestock OwnersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | ThomasNet

    A federal agency's recent announcement that the California's Central Valley will get zero percent water allocation this year was devastating for farmers already dealing with the worst drought seen in decades.

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  16. Rockies Today, April 11Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The Missoula Independent Online

    Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Montana FWP Commission gives tentative OK to elk plan Over the objections of several groups, the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission voted 3-2 to approve a plan proposed by Paradise Valley landowners to allow later elk hunts and additional fencing to keep elk off their lands as the state now ... (more)

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  17. The USDA Invests in Biology EducationRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)

    The US Department of Agriculture might not come to mind when biology educators are searching for funding to support innovative projects, but the agency turns out to be a welcome partner in the field.

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  18. The destructive 'sweet' deal between government and the sugar industryRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Hundreds of millions of your tax dollars are consistently being siphoned from government coffers and paid over to a small group of people in northwest Minnesota.

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  19. My 4 Rules to Food SafetyRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2011 | Frugal For Life

    Nothing freaks me out more than seeing meat or poultry thawing on the counter. I'm always asking how long an item has been out and no matter the answer, I usually end up tossing it in the fridge to keep the bacteria at bay.

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  20. See Show Transcript Read the original story

    Friday | Lessiter Publications

    In today's newscast we talk to Titan's president Peter Christianson about how the company's 2 dealerships in Ukraine are faring among the turmoil, a look at how spring planting is progressing, quarterly reports from Art's Way and Titan Machinery, and an update on the 2014 dealer outlook.

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