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  1. Charter School Breaks Ground for ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Pilot

    A year from now, The Academy of Moore County will have even more to celebrate than burgeoning enrollment and the 10-year anniversary of its campus on U.S. 15-501 south of Aberdeen. Teachers, parents, students and board members marked the start of construction on a new building, the first major expansion on the Academy's campus, on Wednesday.

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  2. Colocasia Esculenta, or Elephant Ear, for the GardenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Horticulture

    Virtues: Elephant ear is a tropical plant that produces large leaves that quite obviously inspire its common name. . Elephant ear has a few demands, but they're easy to meet and in return you'll get a big, fun foliage plant.

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  3. Fourth-generation farmer named FSA administratorAlso, herea s what to...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the appointment of Richard Fordyce to serve as administrator of the USDA Farm Service Agency . In his role, Fordyce will provide leadership for FSA and its mission to support agricultural production across America through a network of over 2,100 county and 50 state offices.

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  4. Meeting to discuss "fake" meat plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Western Livestock Journal

    The public is invited to comment on the issue of Foods produced using animal cell culture technology. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is holding a public meeting on July 12 to discuss "fake" meat."

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  5. Depressed milk prices mean more cheeseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fauquier.com

    The state of Virginia has about 90,000 milk cows on 615 dairy farms. The state ranks 24th in the country in terms of milk production and 14th in the number of licensed dairy operations.

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  6. Tariff reaction, USDA leadership change, nominations sought and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Norwalk Reflector

    The National Corn Growers Association's Corn Board has elected Kevin Ross of Iowa to become the organization's first vice president for the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. "I am honored my fellow Corn Board volunteers placed their trust in me and granted me the distinct privilege of becoming a part of the organization's leadership," said Ross. "Today's American corn farmers face an ever-changing landscape with numerous challenges, as well as opportunities, on the horizon.

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  7. Massive Government Reorganization Plan Includes Housing ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mortgage News Daily

    The Trump Administration formally rolled out a plan on Tuesday to massively reorganize the federal government . The proposal is largely the work of Office of Management and Budget Director and acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney, but the Administration admits the blueprint for the reorganization was produced by the Heritage Foundation.

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  8. Hydroponics a growing trend with farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    More and more farmers are trending toward hydroponics, and the biggest reason is they are getting more bang for their buck. Hydroponics is a subset of hydroculture, the method of growing plants without soil, using mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent.

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  9. Illinois grain prices in country elevatorsRead the original story

    Friday | Lincoln Daily News

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

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  10. White House proposes merging education, laborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC 27

    The Trump administration proposed a major reorganization of the federal government on Thursday, calling for merging the education and labor departments, moving the federal food stamp program to the Department of Health and Human Services and renaming that agency. The plan represented the latest aspiration of a presidential administration to revamp a sprawling federal government. 24 comments

  11. Eating a balanced diet cuts risk of cancer death by 65%Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Girl, 15, is charged as an adult for 'fatally shooting her mother whose body she and her lesbian lover then tried to burn' Now El Salvador says it WON'T take deportees from the U.S. unless they have been reunited with their children Cash-strapped Coast Guard has spent $20 MILLION and counting on patrolling the waters off Mar-a-Lago when Trump visits the 'Winter White house' Grieving widower Andy Spade, his brother David and niece Rachel Brosnahan join hundreds at Kate Spade's funeral - just hours after the death of the designer's 'heartbroken' father The FBI reunited the WRONG baby with couple whose child was kidnapped from hospital 54 years ago: Man who believed he was miraculously rescued from abductors and returned to his parents learns horror truth that he's not theirs with DNA test Are your 'healthy' meals making you put on weight? Dietitian reveals how to avoid extra calories ... (more)

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  12. House passes farm bill that includes new food stamp rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    A deeply polarizing farm bill passed the House on party lines Thursday, a month after the legislation went down to stunning defeat after getting ensnared in the toxic politics of immigration. The legislation, which passed 213-211, includes controversial new work rules for most adult food-stamp recipients - provisions that are dead on arrival in the Senate.

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  13. White House pitches merging education and labor as part of streamlining, drawing skepticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, flanked by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, gives a presentation on proposals to consolidate executive agencies as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington Thursday. The Trump administration proposed a major reorganization of the federal government on Thursday, calling for merging the education and labor departments, moving the federal food stamp program to the Department of Health and Human Services and renaming that agency.

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  14. Central Texas company recalls nearly 500 pounds of beefRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 21 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A Central Texas company has recalled 489 pounds of frozen raw ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Texas Natural Meats of Lott produced the beef on Aug. 8, 2017.

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  15. Meat 2.0? Clean meat? Spat shows the power of food wordingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    That question has yet to be decided by regulators, but for the moment it's pitting animal rights advocates and others against cattle ranchers in a war of words. Supporters of the science are embracing "clean meat" to describe meat grown by replicating animal cells.

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  16. Hundreds of canals were junked up by Irma. Now, $49 million will help clean the worstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Monroe County will use $49.2 million from a federal grant to clean canals still filled with debris from Hurricane Irma nine months after the storm struck. Most of the money, which is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, will go to unincorporated Monroe while Marathon will get $7.5 million and Islamorada will receive $6.5 million.

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  17. Power restored to all Lake Worth customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | WPTV Local News

    LAKE WORTH, Fla. - Thousands of Lake Worth Utilities customers were without power much of the night after another major outage in just the past few months.

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  18. CRP signup re-opens until Aug. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has re-opened the signup window for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program until Aug. 17. Eligible producers and landowners can sign up at their local Farm Services Agency office. The FSA will use updated soil rental rates to make annual rental payments, reflecting current values, but will not offer incentive payments as part of this new signup.

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  19. What do you do when a food item is recalled?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    When dealing with recalled food, experts recommend first identifying the recalled food, why it's being recalled and return it to the store for a refund. Recalls and alerts from both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture for June 2018.

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  20. Pahrump once again eligible for USDA homebuying programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 20 | Pahrump Valley Times

    Robin Hebrock/Pahrump Valley Times USDA Single-family Housing Technician Michelle Joe is pictured giving a Pahrump resident a run-down of the organization's rural housing programs during an event held in early June. Pahrump was recently re-added to the list of locations eligible for the rural housing programs.

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