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United States Department of Agriculture Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Protect Poultry Flocks from Avian FluRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | PRWeb

    On Tuesday, the USDA announced it's ending limits on Canadian poultry imports imposed after the bird flu, a positive sign of recovery. Bird-X, Inc. explains how to best protect backyard and commercial flocks as fall migration begins.

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  2. USDA Expands Kapowsin Meats Recall for Salmonella ContaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Vester Lee Flanagan threatened to hit one of his colleagues when they were on a reporting job years before he fatally shot a reporter and a cameraman this we... - The U.S. military says it had killed Junaid Hussain, a senior ISIS recruiter and cyber specialist during a drone strike in Syria.Hussain's death was confirm... The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops.

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  3. Organic foods may be more prone to contamination, studies revealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NewsOK.com

    If you're spending an extra dollar or two in the organic section at your local supermarket, you might want to take pause. If you're spending an extra dollar or two in the organic section at your local supermarket, you might want to take pause.

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  4. SIU Carbondale research finds organic farmers subject to social stigma of 'weedy fields'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    A study conducted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale found that farmers who go organic are often subject to a "weedy field bad farmer" mentality in their communities, a social stigma organic corn and soybean growers face for having mare's tails and pigweeds poking their raggedy heads up through the neat rows of cash crops. Researchers at the University of Minnesota found that the judgment can be so harsh, it's an actual risk factor conventional farmers who are interested in transitioning to organic should consider before making the switch.

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  5. DSC Supports Use of Live Testing for Chronic Wasting DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | AmmoLand

    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department -mandated killing and post-mortem study of deer potentially exposed to Chronic Wasting Disease illustrates an urgent need for the use of live testing for white-tailed deer, elk and other cervids. Currently, post-mortem testing of brain tissue is the only form of CWD testing approved by the USDA even though an effective, non-lethal alternative test exists.

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  6. Weekly Feeder and Stocker summary; July 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Western Livestock Journal

    NATIONAL FEEDER & STOCKER CATTLE SUMMARY - WEEK ENDING 07/10/2015 RECEIPTS: Auctions Direct Video/Internet Total This Week 98,000 48,800 59,100 205,900 Last Week 67,000 28,600 32,300 127,900 Last Year 190,700 86,200 48,900 325,800 Compared to last week, a light test of feeder cattle did not quite produce the "ooohs and ahhhs" heard immediately after the 4th of July fireworks with yearling feeders trading mostly steady to instances 3.00 lower. Calves were lightly tested throughout the Midwest and Southern Plains with prices not well tested but trading mostly with a steady undertone.

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  7. Organic foods may be more prone ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Great Bend Tribune

    If you're spending an extra dollar or two in the organic section at your local supermarket, you might want to take pause.

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  8. Illinois grain prices in country elevatorsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | 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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  9. Serving Size Stumper: What's a Reasonable Amount to Eat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Live Science

    An update to the serving sizes listed on food labels will better reflect the amount of food people actually eat, the Food and Drug Administration says. But determining an appropriate serving size may be trickier than you think.

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  10. Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon Recall: Early Spoilage PossibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Patch.com

    Kraft Heinz Foods Co . is recalling approximately 2,068,467 pounds of turkey bacon products that may be adulterated because it may spoil before the "Best When Used By" date, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced this week.

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  11. Put It on My Plate but I'm not Eating ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Independent Women's Forum

    This is the finding from a behavioral study in response to student lunch changes as part of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move Campaign and school lunch regulations from the federal government. Students are eating fewer fruits and vegetables even though more are on their plate, leading to a distressing amount of wasted food.

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  12. Washington Post Reporter Invited To Tour 'Ugliest County'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CBS Local

    TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips [...] 830 WCCO Welcome to News Radio 830 WCCO on CBSMinnesota.com! WCCO is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.

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  13. Marin school district first in nation to server all organic, non-GMO mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Inside Bay Area

    The Sausalito Marin City School District became the first school district in the nation today to serve only organic and non-GMO meals, according to a nonprofit that helped launch a pilot program in the district in 2013. Students at both Bayside MLK Jr. Academy in Marin City and Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, the two schools in the district, ate all organic meals for the first time today, officials with the nonprofit Turning Green said.

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  14. IGC lifts US sorghum export hopes, despite current slow paceRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Agrimoney.com

    The International Grain Council has lifted its forecast for US sorghum exports, despite a weak finish to 2014-15. The IGC on Thursday lifted its forecast for next season's US sorghum exports to 10m tonnes from 9.4m tonne.

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  15. Chicago corn, soybean higher on weather concerns; wheat lowerRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | World-Grain

    Chicago Board of Trade agricultural commodities settled mix on Thursday with soybeans, corn rising amid concerns about dry weather in the eastern and southern Midwest and better-than-expected U.S. exports , while wheat keeping falling on the continuous drop in world wheat cash markets . The most active corn contract for December delivery gained 1.75 cents, or 0.47 percent, to close at USD3.75 per bushel.

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  16. Marin Public School District Becomes First In US To Serve All Organic, Non-GMO MealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving [] SAUSALITO - The Sausalito Marin City School District became the first school district in the nation Thursday to serve only organic and non-GMO meals, according to a nonprofit that helped launch a pilot program in the district in 2013.

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  17. Corn yields up, price remains uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Bakery & Snacks

    Corn yields are expected to rise again, seeing record highs in many Midwestern states, for the 2015-16 fiscal year. The report, which looked at the USDA's 12 August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates , said grains are currently "bearish," with larger than expected stocks and higher yields, even with the market expecting a reduction.

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  18. Illinois August FSA NewsletterRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Lincoln Daily News

    S ave Time - Make an Appointment with FSA - To insure maximum use of your time and to insure that you are afforded our full attention to your important business needs, please call our office ahead of your visit to set an appointment and to discuss any records or documentation that you may need to have with you when you arrive for your appointment.

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  19. Kapowsin Meats recalls pork from Washington, Oregon, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Olympian

    Graham-based Kapowsin Meats is recalling more than 520,000 pounds of pork shipped to Washington, Oregon and Alaska after food inspectors found that it may be contaminated with salmonella. The Columbian reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the recall after sampling at Kapowsin Meat's facility.

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  20. California dairies wait for farm bill funds to kick inRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Politico

    CALIFORNIA DAIRIES WAIT FOR FARM BILL FUNDS TO KICK IN: It was one of the more contentious debates leading up to the passage of the 2014 farm bill, devising an insurance program to protect dairy farmers during tough times. Now, not yet a year into the USDA's new Margin Protection Program, beleaguered dairy farmers in the country's largest milk-producing state say it isn't working the way they'd hoped, Pro Agriculture's Chase Purdy reports.

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