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  1. As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't be enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China. But even those poised for big payouts worry it won't be enough. 1 comment

  2. 'We just want a fair price': Farmers worry Trump bailout won't...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Farmers across the United States soon will begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade dispute with China.

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  3. As trade war aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't be enoughRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chicago Tribune

    Jack Maloney makes his way though one of the soybean fields on his Little Ireland Farms in Brownsburg, Ind., on Sept. 12, 2018.

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  4. Lake County group gets $226K to address food desertsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A northwestern Indiana philanthropic foundation has won a more than $226,000 federal grant to address food deserts in Gary and East Chicago, in part by expanding access to locally-grown produce. The Merrillville-based Legacy Foundation will use the funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to add food markets and mobile markets by next summer in the two Lake County cities.

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  5. Scientists thought they had created the perfect tree. But it became a nightmare.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Bradford Pear trees line the street of Watkins Meadow Dr. in Germantown, Maryland. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Jennifer Heffner The community of University Park became the test bed for the Bradford pear, with 180 saplings planted in 1954, seven years before this picture was taken.

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  6. Nbaf Update | Outbreaks abroad highlight important Roles for facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manhattan Mercury

    Thank you for Reading! On your next view you will be asked to log in or create an account to continue reading. Recent reports suggest that African swine fever virus has taken hold in some parts of the world and continues to spread.

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  7. Public meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    ... for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program contingent to authorization by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use current fiscal year grant funds; and consider an award of the construction contract to J. Lee Milligan, lnc. ...

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  8. Sievers highlights need for rural internet accessRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

    Rural broadband internet service is a funding target of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and a needed service in Tama County according to at least one rural business person and resident. Ivy Sievers, rural Tama, told the Tama County Board of Supervisors on Monday since Wndstream discontinued offering service to an area east of Tama and Toledo at least 130 residents in that rural area are without good internet connectivity.

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  9. What Does the USDA Organic Seal Really Mean?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Voice of America

    What makes food organic and what does the "USDA organic" label really mean? VOA's Mariia Prus visited a certified organic farm in southern Maryland to find out more and spoke to some consumers about why they prefer organically grown products.

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  10. 690 pounds of Buc-ee's ready-to-eat beef jerky recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Thank you for reading the Waco Tribune-Herald. You're entitled to a limited number of free articles every 30 days, and you currently have 0 remaining.

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  11. Recall: 132,000 pounds of ground beef may be tainted with E. coliRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling about 132,000 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday. The beef products were identified after an investigation into an E. coli outbreak, which had resulted in 17 illnesses and one death since Aug. 16, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement .

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  12. The Tightwad's AlmanacRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mena Star

    Foods that are grown without harmful chemical pesticides and fertilizers are good for you, but not all organic or "natural" foods are healthy. Here are tips to help make sure you are getting quality organic foods at the best prices.

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  13. Fridge organization key to lessening foodborne illness riskRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | North Texas e-News

    By College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and its outreach and research arms, OSU Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center I've always stored fresh eggs in the little "egg caddy" tray in the door of my refrigerator. But my husband says we should put the eggs in the actual fridge itself.

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  14. USDA Adds Shelled Almonds and Fresh Sweet Cherry to Market...Read the original story

    Yesterday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the addition of commodities to the trade mitigation package aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. Starting Monday, Sept.

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  15. Iowa Crop - Weather ReportRead the original story

    Yesterday | Tama News-Herald

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig commented on the Iowa Crop Progress and Condition report released by the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service. The report is released weekly from April through November.

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  16. September 22, 2018 ] DSS replacing food stamps; no DSNAP yet LocalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Sampson Independent

    Upon opening offices Thursday, the Sampson County Department of Social Services was inundated with current Food and Nutritional Services recipients seeking replacement benefits for their Electronic Benefits Transfer card. DSS workers also heard from plenty of people inquiring about the Disaster Food and Nutritional Services Program - that is not in effect yet.

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  17. Why Soybeans Are A Proxy For The Trade WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    Soybeans have hit the news recently after becoming caught up in the U.S.-China trade tensions. The tit-for-tat tariffs imposed by the two economic powerhouses have sent U.S. soybean prices plunging to a near 10-year low, creating issues for producers and importers alike.

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  18. Check your freezer: More than 132,000 pounds of ground beef recalled after 17 people fall illRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    For the second consecutive month, a Colorado-based meat producer that ships nationwide is recalling thousands of pounds of ground beef due to a possible E.coli contamination. According to a notice issued Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cargill Meat Solutions is recalling approximately 132,000 pounds of ground beef products made from the chuck portion of the cow .

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  19. High levels of arsenic found in Butte La Rose's waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Henderson-Nina Water System is working to extend services to the Butte La Rose community after high levels of arsenic were found in the water. St. Martin Parish Government and the water system have signed an agreement and the permit process of laying down 15 miles of pipe has just begun.

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  20. September 21, 2018 ] With the stroke of a pen, RCC downtown project moves forward NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Mayor Steve Morris signs the letter of conditions for the USDA's $6.75 million loan to the City of Rockingham for construction of the Richmond Community College campus downtown as City Manager Monty Crump looks on Thursday. Mayor Steve Morris signs the letter of conditions for the USDA's $6.75 million loan to the City of Rockingham for construction of the Richmond Community College campus downtown as City Manager Monty Crump looks on Thursday.

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