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  1. Spatial Characterization of Riparian Buffer Effects on Sediment Loads from Watershed SystemsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    Momm, H., R. Gingner, Y. Yuan, M. Locke, AND R. Wells. Spatial Characterization of Riparian Buffer Effects on Sediment Loads from Watershed Systems.


  2. USDA implements 2014 Farm Bill provision to limit payments to non-farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Ag Professional

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a proposed rule to limit farm payments to non-farmers, consistent with requirements Congress mandated in the 2014 Farm Bill. The proposed rule limits farm payments to individuals who may be designated as farm managers but are not actively engaged in farm management.


  3. "Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis ...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | PR-inside.com

    The company transmits and distributes power. It offers member services such as payment options, report an outage, transfer or disconnect service, member rights and bylaws, capital credits, ways to save and mobile application.


  4. Ag prices rise, helped by weak dollar, even as shares tumbleRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Agrimoney.com

    The greenback lost a further 0.7% against a basket of currencies as of 09:40 UK time , and has now lost more than 4% from its 11-year high reached on March 13. The decline has been fuelled by, besides simple profit-taking, some disappointing US data, most lately on durable goods orders, which has pushed back expectations for a rise in interest rates. And, of course, for dollar-denominated commodities, a falling greenback implies upward price pressure, in improving their affordability to buyers in other currencies.


  5. Appropriations Request Targets Corn EthanolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Domestic Fuel

    In case you missed it - all the audio and photos from the 20th National Ethanol Conference can be found here in one place A group of Congressional representatives wrote to the House Appropriations leadership this week specifically asking that any funding to help install blender pumps or promote corn ethanol exports be eliminated from the USDA budget. In response to the letter, Growth Energy CEO Tom Buis said "the request is neither helpful nor logical," and also "unnecessary since there is already a prohibition on USDA funding blender pump grants in the 2014 Farm Bill."


  6. Some Farmers In 4 States Eligible For Federal Disaster LoansRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | CBS Local

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  7. Supermarket prices rising, especially beefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KIMT

    KIMT News 3 - It's not your imagination, your grocery bill is getting bigger. According to a new food inflation forecast from the USDA, the prices for many household staples are going up dramatically.


  8. HISD Students Are Cooking Up ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Houston Press

    " Cooking up Change " is a competition for high school culinary students that challenges them to create school menu items that are healthy, compliant with USDA guidelines and within a budget of a mere $1.40 per meal. It's the same kind of budget constraint that food services programs in public schools face every day.


  9. From the Ground Up - Food Security and Food SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KBTX-TV Bryan

    A country that has food security is one with a population that has enough to eat. A country that has food safety enjoys a food supply that is safe to eat.


  10. Some farmers in 4 states eligible for low-interest federal loans due to disaster designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Star Tribune

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 25 counties in North Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by various weather conditions since the start of last year, ranging from excess rain to drought. Farmers and ranchers in the designated counties are eligible to apply for low-interest emergency loans from USDA's Farm Service Agency.


  11. Illinois grain prices in country elevatorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Lincoln Daily News

    This is Wednesday's report of the grain prices and trends prepared by the USDA and the Illinois Department of Agriculture.


  12. US appeals court hears arguments over Miami Seaquarium's license for orca 'Lolita'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Animal rights groups that want a captive killer whale removed from Miami Seaquarium asked federal appeals judges Tuesday to send their lawsuit against the tourist attraction and the U.S. Department of Agriculture back to a U.S. district court. The case concerns an orca named Lolita that has lived at the Seaquarium since 1970.


  13. Monsanto Attacks WHO Over Report Linking Roundup to CancerRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Triple Pundit

    The World Health Organization's cancer research division has issued a report suggesting that the chemicals in one of Monsanto's most popular products, Roundup, is probably carcinogenic to humans. As a result, the agrochemical and biotech company has launched an attack against the international organization, accusing it of selective science and bias.


  14. Zimmer advances on Biomet dealRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Journal Gazette

    Zimmer Holdings Inc. on Wednesday announced that the Japan Fair Trade Commission has granted clearance for the Warsaw company's proposed acquisition of Biomet Inc., a rival orthopedic devices manufacturer.


  15. Growth Energy Responds To Appropriations Request Aimed At Undercutting RFSRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Agri Marketing

    GROWTH ENERGY RESPONDS TO APPROPRIATIONS REQUEST AIMED AT UNDERCUTTING RFS Mar. 26, 2015 Source: Growth Energy news release In response to a letter from several members of Congress requesting that the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA and Related Programs undercut the Renewable Fuel Standard by prohibiting the instillation of blender pumps and the promotion of ethanol exports, Tom Buis, CEO of Growth Energy, issued the following statement: "This request stems from a flawed and inaccurate argument that has been disproven time and again that we must choose either food or fuel. The reality is that ethanol production produces both food AND fuel.


  16. Farm Bureau Issues Statement Regarding The "Safe And Accurate Food Labeling" ActRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Agri Marketing

    FARM BUREAU ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING THE "SAFE AND ACCURATE FOOD LABELING" ACT Mar. 26, 2015 Source: American Farm Bureau federation news release "State-led mandatory food labeling initiatives mislead consumers about the safety of GM foods, even though there is no credible evidence linking a food-safety or health risk to the consumption of GM foods. These state labeling initiatives mask the benefits of biotechnology in food production and can lead to decreased food supplies.


  17. Predicting fire-based perennial bunchgrass mortality in big sagebrush plant communitiesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | CSIRO Publishing

    Chad S. Boyd A B , Kirk W. Davies A and April Hulet A A USDA Agricultural Research Service, Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center 67826-A, Highway 205, Burns, OR 97720, USA. 1 B Corresponding author.


  18. What are the health benefits of chia seeds?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Medical News Today

    Despite their small size, chia seeds are packed full of important nutrients. They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help to raise HDL cholesterol .


  19. How about some Guam BeetlemaniaRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Pacific Daily News

    I can already see the signs in my head: "Roasted Rhino Beetles! $3 each!" "BBQ Rhino Beetle Larvae Kebabs! $2 each! 3 for $5!" Such could be the case if Guam ever got a taste for entomophagy, the practice of eating insects.


  20. A Simple ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daily Kos

    In accordance with the definition of capitalism, we will constantly be doing battle with private industry, bent only the accumulation of profit, in order to protect our health and the health of the environment. The state must be forced to be ever vigilant in the establishment of laws and regulations that would safeguard our overall well-being.