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  1. Illinois grain prices in country elevatorsRead the original story

    16 min ago | Lincoln Daily News

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

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  2. ARRAY(0x1939da9c)Read the original story

    20 min ago | Fillmore County Journal

    By Tim Penny Each year, Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation awards approximately $1 million in grants to schools, communities, and nonprofits in order to strengthen early childhood programming and economic development efforts throughout southern Minnesota.

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  3. USDA overhauls 50 year-old poultry inspectionsRead the original story

    21 min ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    WASHINGTON >> The Obama administration is attempting to cut down on thousands of foodborne illnesses linked to chicken and turkey each year with an overhaul of poultry plant inspection rules that are more than 50 years old.

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  4. American Grocery Bills Resemble Life in "The Hunger Games"Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Independent Women's Forum

    President Obama has taken to having sit down lunches with people who write him letters.

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  5. We Can Reverse Climate Change by the Way We Grow FoodRead the original story

    38 min ago | Common Dreams

    Yesterday the White House and USDA hosted a meeting with food, agriculture and data industry officials in an attempt to encourage innovation to stem the effects of climate change on agriculture and food production Beyond "stemming" the effects of climate change on agriculture however, the way we produce food has the potential to substantially ... (more)

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  6. U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    FOOD SAFETY: The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year.

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  7. Free food provided for disadvantaged youth throughout VolusiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hometown News

    If you happen to be a member of one of the six area YMCAs -- or a visitor at any of a number of other recreational centers, schools or other sites -- you might have wondered about the sign hanging outside announcing free meals for children.

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  8. Some Schools Zapping Child Fatness With Fitness CentersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

    As the Obama administration fights childhood obesity with burdensome school nutrition rules and regulations, some states are taking a different approach.

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  9. Organic-style tortilla chips top SF&WB's 2014 midyear Best New Product pollRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Snack Food/Wholesale Bakery

    Late July Organic Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips from Late July Organic Snacks, Barnstable, MA, garnered 50% of the vote in Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery's midyear online poll of the best new baked goods and snack products of 2014so far.

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  10. You Can Trust the U.S. Poultry Industry to Keep Itself CleanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gawker

    When you ask Americans what they look for in a tasty piece of USDA-certified chicken, they say, "Less government inspection of this chicken before I eat it."

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  11. Canning and fermenting are easy ways to preserve the bounty of the harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Prince George Citizen

    Cleaning out kitchen cupboards and the pantry often means tossing items that are near their best-before dates.

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  12. USDA Overhauls 50-Year Old Poultry InspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    The Obama administration is attempting to cut down on thousands of foodborne illnesses linked to chicken and turkey each year with an overhaul of poultry plant inspection rules that are more than 50 years old.

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  13. USDA releases Final Rule on Poultry InspectionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Yesterday, the USDA released the final rule on a new inspection system for poultry products.

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  14. CSU plays big role in USDA's new agriculture carbon pollution measurement toolRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Colorado State University will play a big part in the development of a new U.S. Department of Agriculture online tool that will allow farmers to improve carbon storage and reduce emissions.

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  15. Public primary schools dominate the category: CHD ExpertRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

    Public, private, religious, managed, self-operated, primary, secondary, university, trade school.

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  16. CSU Researchers Contribute to New USDA Report and Tools to Measure, Manage Greenhouse Gas EmissionsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Newswise

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture today released a report that, for the first time, provides uniform scientific methods for quantifying the changes in greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage from various land management and conservation activities.

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  17. PCFMA Celebrates National Farmers' Market Week with 2nd Annual "Love My Market" Photo ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association joins the USDA and farmers' markets around the country in celebrating National Farmers' Market Week August 3-9, 2014.

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  18. Fascinating Map, Graphs Shows How Much Each Country's Consumers Spend On FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    FASCINATING MAP, GRAPHS SHOWS HOW MUCH EACH COUNTRY'S CONSUMERS SPEND ON FOOD Aug. 1, 2014 Vox.com reports: When droughts or crop failures cause food prices to spike, many Americans barely notice.

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  19. Environmental Working Group: USDA's Roadmap A Breakthrough For Farmers, Climate MitigationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP: USDA'S ROADMAP A BREAKTHROUGH FOR FARMERS, CLIMATE MITIGATION Aug. 1, 2014 Environmental Defense Fund reports: The U.S. Department of Agriculture just published an important roadmap for America's farmers and ranchers to measure their greenhouse gas emissions and evaluate opportunities for reducing them.

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  20. Tennessee Readies for Federal Livestock Traceability RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is stepping up efforts to educate livestock farmers about USDA's final Animal Disease Traceability rule that requires the identification of livestock being transported across state lines.

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