United States Department of Agriculture Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. The Cost of Feeding Your Teen? A Total of Tens of Thousands of DollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Mortgage News

    If it feels like your teens are costing you a small fortune in groceries every week, it's probably because they are. How much? That varies.


  2. Georgia Peanut Commission applauds peanut grade rule changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Catoosa County News

    The commission that represents Georgia peanut growers on Friday applauded a U.S. Department of Agriculture rule change that raises a grading score used to classify peanuts as segregation 2. The rule, which is set to go into effect Feb. 1, implements a recommendation from the Peanut Standards Board that raises the percentage of damaged kernels in ... (more)


  3. Problematic USDA farm loans disenfranchise non-white and female farmers, says advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Michigan Radio

    Women and minority farmers aren't getting equal access to help from the USDA, according to MSU's Shakara Tyler. Stateside's conversation with Shakara Tyler, a PhD candidate at Michigan State University and an underserved farmer development specialist at the university's Center for Regional Food Systems.


  4. Cotton Spin All I Want for Christmas are the Hurricane Loss EstimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 18 | Delta Farm Press

    Cotton: After slightly adjusting the "Unaccounted" fudge factor, projected U.S. ending stocks declined from 6.0 to 5.8 million bales, month-over-month, which is an exact reversal of what happened in September. The October adjustment would ordinarily be viewed as neutral to modestly bullish, all other things being equal.


  5. GIPSA rule withdrawal removes market uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | Beef Magazine

    Cattle producers will continue to have access to alternative marketing arrangements, thanks to USDA's withdrawal of the flawed GIPSA rule. Live with a festering sore long enough, no matter how painful, and you can learn to ignore it almost to the point of forgetting.


  6. Still-strong calf prices receive seasonal squeezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Beef Magazine

    Steers and heifers sold from $4 per cwt lower to $4 higher, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service . Day to day and region to region, the gaps seemed even wider.


  7. USDA Offers Opportunities to Help California Producers Rebuild and Recover; Assessments UnderwayRead the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | PressReleasePoint

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is targeting $4 million to help farmers, ranchers, and forest land owners in California recover from the recent wildfires. USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service will issue waivers for those interested in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program to enable recovery work to begin immediately.


  8. "The Lonely, the Lonesome..." & the Hall of Fame: Lee Ann Womack...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Though victory has been declared in the battle against ISIS in the Syrian city of Raqqa, drone footage and photos show a city decimated by a months-long siege an... Oct. 20, 2017 - USDA Nebraska Farm Service Agency Acting State Executive Director Mike Eller announced that approximately 85,000 Nebraska farm... Kearney, Neb. - The Nebraska Kearney men's basketball team has been picked fourth in the MIAA preseason coaches' poll.


  9. Northey's USDA nomination advances to full SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The nomination of Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey to be an undersecretary at the USDA was approved by the Senate Agriculture Committee Thursday and sent to the full Senate. Northey, 58, a Spirit Lake farmer in is third term as Iowa's ag secretary, was nominated by President Donald Trump in September to be Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation and he appeared before the committee earlier this month.


  10. 5 arrested in connection with white nationalist Richard Spencer's Florida eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Scottsbluff at Alliance ...Scottsbluff is aiming for the d... -- For the first time since 1988, the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to the World Series. Following a loss to the defending champion Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, Los An... -- First lady Melania Trump's inaugural gown went on display Friday at the Smithsonian, part of an exhibit that features various inaugural gowns of form... -- Sunday night's season 8 debut of AMC's The Walking Dead is also the hit show's 100th episode.


  11. USDA withdraws GIPSA ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Western Livestock Journal

    The USDA announced last week that it was withdrawing a controversial Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration interim final rule and that it will take no further action on a complementary proposed rule released in late 2016. The news came just before the proposed rule would have gone into effect Oct. 19. The withdraw al was official with the publishing of the decision in the Federal Register Oct. 18. The IFR involved three different amendments to the Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921 .


  12. Here are some tips for healthier celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Celebrations are exciting and memorable times filled with food, family and friends. Sometimes the food is rich and calorie laden.


  13. Iowa's Grassley in 'Violent Opposition' to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Insurance Journal West

    The Trump administration's decision to kill a rule designed to protect the rights of farmers who raise chickens, cows and hogs for the United States' largest meat processors has infuriated farmer advocates, including a Republican senator from Iowa who said he has "violent opposition" to the move. The rule would have made it easier for farmers to sue companies they contract with over unfair, discriminatory or deceptive practices.


  14. Consumer Grocery Shopping Baskets Higher this FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | National Grocer

    By Chris Campbell at The Food Institute Autumn is officially upon us, but it doesn't feel like it at the Food Institute headquarters where we are still contending with ninety degree days. However, in the spirit of the season, the American Farm Bureau Federation published its annual fall survey regarding the price of grocery staples, and found increases year-over-year.


  15. Senator Calls for More USDA Workers to Respond to DroughtRead the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | US News & World Report

    U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to send more workers to western North Dakota . The North Dakota Democrat says understaffed Farm Service Agency offices are dealing with an overwhelming workload exacerbated by a summer of crippling drought.


  16. Less regulation is goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Western Livestock Journal

    USDA decided to give the controversial interim final rule governing the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration the boot last week. GIPSA delayed the effective date of the rule, which was published last December as the Obama administration was on its way out the door.


  17. Conceptual artist Mel Chin reflects on revisiting his site-specific...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Star Tribune

    It's been over 20 years since conceptual artist Mel Chin created his groundbreaking "Revival Field" project in St. Paul, and he never intended to return. But as a celebration of Public Art St. Paul's 30th anniversary celebration, Chin returned to the Twin Cities to discuss "Revival Field" a site-specific project originally designed as a 60 x 60-foot square within which a circle was inscribed, after whcih 96 plots of hyperaccumulator plants put in.


  18. Food insecurity, hunger vex large swath of Indianapolis residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Indianapolis Business News

    Food insecurity and hunger are increasing in Indianapolis, an issue that has a reverberating impact on the community's health and the area's economy.


  19. Food Insecurity in Puerto Rico: The aftermath of the hurricanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Campus Bread

    In our 2017 Hunger Report, Fragile Environments, Resilient Communities , Bread for the World Institute explores how climate change contributes to hunger. The recent natural disasters in the Caribbean, Texas, and Florida have displaced families and destroyed homes.


  20. Trump and GOP proposed budget cuts would hit farmers and seniors, cost more in long runRead the original story

    Friday Oct 20 | Lincoln Times-News

    When it comes to our national and state priorities, it's been said that a budget is a moral document. A budget is a statement of public commitments and considerations for its people.