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The university says in a statement that the pepper was developed "through traditional breeding methods" in the hopes of making the health benefits of hot peppers available to more people.
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Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is supporting an August ballot measure that would insert a right to farm in the state constitution.
In over three decades of studying ferns, Duke University professor Kathleen Pryer has received her share of grant money.
Farmers and ranchers who suffered heavy livestock and grazing losses over the last three years due to extreme weather have been quick to take advantage of newly available disaster relief funds, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.
Some Oklahoma farmers say there's "cautious optimism" that patchy rains this summer will make a dent in the drought afflicting much of the state and help save crops and cattle.
The world's largest chicken breeder has discovered that a key breed of rooster has a genetic issue that is reducing its fertility, adding to problems constraining U.S. poultry production and raising prices at a time when beef and pork prices are already at record highs.
If you're keeping a closer eye on your pocket book, you're feeling a pinch when you go to the grocery store.
Visitors to the Harrogate spectacle can peruse cattle, sheep, pigs and goats at the Great Yorkshire showground site, revel in a cheese and dairy extravaganza, or breathe in the agricultural muscle on display.
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $615 million to help fight wildfires as the summer season is already prompting blazes across western states.
Soybeans are falling again as traders expect the U.S. crop to come in at a record in the fall.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop update that 76 percent of Iowa corn is in good to excellent shape, a decrease of 3 percentage points from the week before.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection says spraying is scheduled in Grant, Crawford, Iowa, Richland and La Crosse counties Wednesday through Friday.
The USDA says that as of Sunday, 13 percent of the state's crop had been harvested, half the average of 26 percent by the date.
California-based poultry giant Foster Farms will recall some of the contaminated chicken linked to a massive salmonella outbreak that has stretched on for 16 months and sickened hundreds of consumers, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Foster Farms announced.
Despite In-N-Out Burger's recent price increase, there's little evidence of lunchtime customers changing their habits as Johnny Jaramillo takes orders on Thursday at the In-N-Out Burger on San Bernardiono Road in West Covina.
The California Supreme Court has tossed out a Los Angeles lawsuit aimed at allowing the city to keep using tons of treated sewage sludge as fertilizer on a Kern County farm.
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