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  1. Topeka school meals to make minor changes after USDA rollbackRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The U.S.D.A is pulling back on some controversial Obama-era policies made in 2012. The major changes are to allow more sugary milk and less whole wheat breads.

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  2. Jimmy Dean sausage-link products recalled due reports of metal shardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTNH

    A company behind Jimmy Dean sausage has issued a voluntary recall of more than 29,000 pounds of product due to reports of "small, string-like fragments of metal" being found in the food. CTI Foods LLC, a co-manufacturer of the sausage, said on Monday that "a few consumers " had reached out to the company saying they'd found the metal in Jimmy Dean Heat 'n Serve Original Sausage Links made with pork and turkey.

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  3. Jimmy Dean sausage recalled due to metal contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KAPP-TV Yakima

    A popular breakfast sausage is taking itself off the menu. CTI Foods LLC, is recalling 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat poultry and pork sausage links after five people called the US Food Safety and Inspection Service to let them know they had found metal pieces in the sausage, according to the US Department of Agriculture.

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  4. Jimmy Dean sausage links recalled, - pieces of metal' contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

    CTI Foods, LLC. has recalled Jimmy Dean's Ready-To-Eat Pork and Sausage products due to foreign matter contamination, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The pork and sausage products are said to be possibly contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, said USDA. 8 comments

  5. White House To Delay Aid Payments On Hopes Of China Trade ResolutionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Ag Professional

    It appears the White House does not agree. Reuters' sources said the White House was delaying its approval mainly on hopes China will soon resume purchases of soybeans.

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  6. The 2018 Farm Bill: What You Need to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ag Professional

    The following summary of the Commodity Title of the 2018 Farm Bill was created by the office of House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway Economic conditions facing farm country are undeniably bleak. USDA recently announced net farm income is projected to drop 12 percent in 2018, falling to levels not experienced since 2002 when adjusted for inflation.

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  7. Commissioners OK Sewer District Petition; Council To VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times-Union

    After getting the particular estimates they wanted, Kosciusko County Commissioners approved submitting a petition for the formation of the Tippecanoe-Chapman regional sewer district at their meeting this morning. The next step for the petition is county council approval; a vote will be taken at its meeting Thursday night.

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  8. Exclusive: White House delays new farm aid payments on China trade hopes - sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    The White House is delaying additional payments from a $12 billion aid package for farmers stung by President Donald Trump's trade war with China because it expects Beijing to resume buying U.S. soybeans, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A farmer harvests his field at his farm in Pecatonica, Illinois, U.S., July 25, 2018.

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  9. Work Requirements in Farm Bill Are Off the TableRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The American Prospect

    While the previous bill had expired in September, lawmakers came to an impasse over whether to sharply limit food stamp eligibility. In a victory for low-income Americans, the final version contained no such provision.

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  10. Jimmy Dean Sausage Recall Tuesday, December 11Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WJXA-FM Nashville

    ... are being taken off grocery shelves this week due to a government recall. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Monday that CTI Foods LLC, based in Owingsville, Ky., is recalling some of its frozen, ready-to-eat pork because ...

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  11. Trump administration rolls back Obama-era guidelines for school lunchesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    The U.S. school lunch program is making room on menus again for noodles, biscuits, tortillas and other foods made mostly of refined grains. The Trump administration is scaling back contested school lunch standards implemented under the Obama administration including one that required only whole grains be served.

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  12. Bob Bergland, embattled agriculture secretary under Jimmy...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Bob Bergland, a Minnesota farmer and three-term congressman who as President Jimmy Carter's agriculture secretary endured angry mobs of striking farmers who stormed his office and pelted him with eggs in a dispute over government policies, died Dec. 9 at a nursing home in Roseau, Minnesota. He was 90. Bergland's hometown of Roseau is 10 miles from the Canadian border, and he grew up with a stoic acceptance of bad weather and the inevitable struggles of farm life.

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  13. USDA recalls Jimmy Dean heat 'n serve sausages due to metal pieces || Recall alertRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | EParis Extra

    CTI Foods LLC, an Owingsville, Ky. establishment, is recalling approximately 29,028 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat pork and poultry sausage links products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

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  14. Brava oven reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    The Brava Oven will let you push a few buttons and deliver a delicious meal, but it's not designed to teach you how to cook. The Brava Oven will let you push a few buttons and deliver a delicious meal, but it's not designed to teach you how to cook.

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  15. Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Compliance ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On Friday December 7, 2018, the United States Department of Agriculture published in the Federal Register an interim rule for the Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Compliance regulations of the Food Security Act of 1985. The interim rule clarifies the Department's processes for delineating, determining and certifying wetlands on subject lands in order to determine ineligibility for certain USDA program benefits.

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  16. World, U.S. and Arkansas rice situation and outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Delta Farm Press

    Points to ponder. World rice milled production for 2018/19 is estimated at 490.7 million metric tons, the second highest on record.The 2018/19 world rice total supply, estimated at 698 million metric tons, is the largest on record.

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  17. No baiting - now what?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

    Local United State Department of Natural Resources District Conservationist Jim Williams inspects an Early Successional Habitat Improvement Project for wildlife habitat. Openings or idle areas from new tree plantings and food plots can sometimes be hard to find.

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  18. Kansas farmers would rather sell crops, not get handoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Manhattan Mercury

    Recently The Mercury carried a New York Times article which essentially criticized the USDA because its new initiative is not helping many farmers. Conversely, if many farmers had benefited, the spin of the article would probably have been "Lots of farmers get government bailouts."

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  19. USDA Is Killing Michelle Obama's Efforts To Get Students To Eat HealthyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

    The USDA has officially come for the Obama's healthy eating initiative, put in place during their time in the White House. that the USDA was looking to roll back the legislation that required schools to serve less sugary foods and more nutritious offerings.

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  20. Alderson Broaddus Endowment Corporation receives $27.7 million loan from USDARead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $27,755,000 in Alderson Broaddus University through the Community Facilities Direct Loan Program. "We are pleased to be able to provide assistance to the Alderson Broaddus Endowment Corporation through the Community Facilities Direct Loan Program," said USDA Rural Development West Virginia State Director Kris Warner.

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