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iol.co.za
Cape rains boost wheat cropis the sub-Saharan region’s biggest producer of wheat after Ethiopia, it’s stil
Cape rains boost wheat crop
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
is the sub-Saharan region’s biggest producer of wheat after Ethiopia, it’s still a net importer of the grain, according to US Department of Agriculture data. The driest conditions since records started in 1904 have damaged crops and livestock and... Read more
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CNET
Think biofuels are better for the environment than gasoline? Think againright? Well, a new study from the University of Michigan shows that, no, it's n
Think biofuels are better for the environment than gasoline? Think again
CNET / Posted 12 hours ago
right? Well, a new study from the University of Michigan shows that, no, it's not that simple. UM's study, which used US Department of Agriculture data and appeared in the Climatic Change journal, showed that increased CO2 uptake during a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Welspun scandal follows years of falling Egyptian cotton outputto adapt to shifting consumer demand for mass-produced items made from short- o
Welspun scandal follows years of falling Egyptian cotton output
Business Standard India / Posted 12 hours ago
to adapt to shifting consumer demand for mass-produced items made from short- or medium-staple fiber, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). The decline has become a full-fledged crisis in recent years after the government... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Bark Beetles: How Tiny Tree Killers Have Worsened California’s Wildfiresknell for trees, evident in the fact bark beetles have killed more trees than w
Bark Beetles: How Tiny Tree Killers Have Worsened California’s Wildfires
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 18 hours ago
knell for trees, evident in the fact bark beetles have killed more trees than wildfires in some years, according to the US Department of Agriculture. As beetles continue to devour bark, Sequoia National Forest District Ranger Eric La Price said... Read more
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Business Standard India
Welspun scandal follows years of plummeting Egyptian cotton outputto adapt to shifting consumer demand for mass-produced items made from short- o
Welspun scandal follows years of plummeting Egyptian cotton output
Business Standard India / Posted 20 hours ago
to adapt to shifting consumer demand for mass-produced items made from short- or medium-staple fiber, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). The decline has become a full-fledged crisis in recent years after the government... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Bark Beetles: How Tiny Tree Killers Have Worsened California’s Wildfiresknell for trees, evident in the fact bark beetles have killed more trees than w
Bark Beetles: How Tiny Tree Killers Have Worsened California’s Wildfires
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted yesterday
knell for trees, evident in the fact bark beetles have killed more trees than wildfires in some years, according to the US Department of Agriculture. As beetles continue to devour bark, Sequoia National Forest District Ranger Eric La Price said... Read more
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CNBC
The government is buying millions of pounds of cheeseOn Tuesday, the US Department of Agriculture announced it would buy 11 million
The government is buying millions of pounds of cheese
CNBC / Posted yesterday
On Tuesday, the US Department of Agriculture announced it would buy 11 million pounds of cheese for $20 million — that's after 61 congressmen and senators wrote a letter to the USDA asking for emergency help. One analyst today referred to the move... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US Government buys $26m in cheese to help local farmersan effort to bolster the country's dairy industry. Cheese surplus is the highe
US Government buys $26m in cheese to help local farmers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
an effort to bolster the country's dairy industry. Cheese surplus is the highest it has been in 30 years, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). The cheese stockpile will be used to assist food banks across the nation as part of the... Read more
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Business Insider
10 things you need to know before the opening bellstocks unexpectedly rose last week. The US government is buying 11 million pou
10 things you need to know before the opening bell
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
stocks unexpectedly rose last week. The US government is buying 11 million pounds of cheese because no one else will. The US Department of Agriculture is buying $20 million worth of cheese to help alleviate a surplus that is at a 30-year... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Greenhouses turn Alaskans into farmersperson than anywhere else. Kyra Wagner heads the local Soil and Water Conserva
Greenhouses turn Alaskans into farmers
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
person than anywhere else. Kyra Wagner heads the local Soil and Water Conservation District, a small-scale partner to the US Department of Agriculture, which funds the effort. Ms Wagner has been a champion of the high-tunnel programme since it... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The US government is buying 11 million pounds of cheese because no one else willThere is way too much cheese in America, so the US Department of Agriculture is
The US government is buying 11 million pounds of cheese because no one else will
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
There is way too much cheese in America, so the US Department of Agriculture is buying a massive amount of it. According to a release from the USDA, it will purchase 11 million pounds (worth roughly $20 million by their estimate) and distribute it... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The US government is buying 11 million pounds of cheese because no one else willThere is way too much cheese in America, so the US Department of Agriculture is
The US government is buying 11 million pounds of cheese because no one else will
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
There is way too much cheese in America, so the US Department of Agriculture is buying a massive amount of it. According to a release from the USDA, it will purchase 11 million pounds (worth roughly $20 million by their estimate) and distribute it... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The US government is buying 11 million pounds of cheese because no one else willThere is way too much cheese in America, so the US Department of Agriculture is
The US government is buying 11 million pounds of cheese because no one else will
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
There is way too much cheese in America, so the US Department of Agriculture is buying a massive amount of it. According to a release from the USDA, it will purchase 11 million pounds (worth roughly $20 million by their estimate) and distribute it... Read more
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Business Insider
The US government is buying 11 million pounds of cheese because no one else willThere is way too much cheese in America, so the US Department of Agriculture is
The US government is buying 11 million pounds of cheese because no one else will
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
There is way too much cheese in America, so the US Department of Agriculture is buying a massive amount of it. According to a release from the USDA, it will purchase 11 million pounds (worth roughly $20 million by their estimate) and distribute it... Read more
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heraldscotland
Gorilla shooting incident zoo closes Twitter accountsthe agitated gorilla to protect the boy, who was treated for scrapes. Animal r
Gorilla shooting incident zoo closes Twitter accounts
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
the agitated gorilla to protect the boy, who was treated for scrapes. Animal rights activists and other critics said the shooting could have been avoided. The zoo's actions are still under review by the US Department of Agriculture. Promoted stor... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Zoo where gorilla was shot closes Twitter accountsteam shot the agitated gorilla to protect the boy, who was treated for scrapes.
Zoo where gorilla was shot closes Twitter accounts
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
team shot the agitated gorilla to protect the boy, who was treated for scrapes. Animal rights activists and other critics said the shooting could have been avoided. The zoo's actions are still under review by the US Department of Ag... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The US Forest Service is being overwhelmed by all the fires it must fightand the 82,000 people who were displaced by the blaze can now return home. The
The US Forest Service is being overwhelmed by all the fires it must fight
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
and the 82,000 people who were displaced by the blaze can now return home. The US Forest Service, which is part of the US Department of Agriculture, was established to manage America's 193 million acres of national forests and grasslands.... Read more
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Business Standard India
US watchdog clears ChemChina's takeover of Syngenta, stock leapsLew this year asking for CFIUS to subject the deal to additional scrutiny over
US watchdog clears ChemChina's takeover of Syngenta, stock leaps
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Lew this year asking for CFIUS to subject the deal to additional scrutiny over its impact on domestic food security. The US Department of Agriculture also joined the CFIUS review, Reuters had previously reported. Syngenta had said this year it... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Edible milk-based wrapping to cut food spoilage, plastic wasteWhen used in packaging, they could prevent food waste during distribution along
Edible milk-based wrapping to cut food spoilage, plastic waste
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
When used in packaging, they could prevent food waste during distribution along the food chain," said Peggy Tomasula from US Department of Agriculture. Current food packaging is mainly petroleum-based, which is not sustainable. It also does not... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Long as You Buy, Big Food Doesn't Care If You Live or Dieoften nothing changes. That means an uninformed customer is their best customer
Long as You Buy, Big Food Doesn't Care If You Live or Die
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
often nothing changes. That means an uninformed customer is their best customer. Another incorrect assumption is that the US Department of Agriculture exists to protect the consumer. But in fact, the original role of the USDA was to promote the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Long as You Buy, Big Food Doesn't Care If You Live or Dieoften nothing changes. That means an uninformed customer is their best customer
Long as You Buy, Big Food Doesn't Care If You Live or Die
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
often nothing changes. That means an uninformed customer is their best customer. Another incorrect assumption is that the US Department of Agriculture exists to protect the consumer. But in fact, the original role of the USDA was to promote the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
RANKED: The healthiest milk and milk alternatives for youfat, sugar, and calorie content. (Unless a brand is otherwise specified, we use
RANKED: The healthiest milk and milk alternatives for you
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
fat, sugar, and calorie content. (Unless a brand is otherwise specified, we used the nutritional content provided by the US Department of Agriculture.) Find out how your favorite dairy or nondairy beverage stacks up: Soy milk, unfortunately,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
RANKED: The healthiest milk and milk alternatives for youfat, sugar, and calorie content. (Unless a brand is otherwise specified, we use
RANKED: The healthiest milk and milk alternatives for you
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
fat, sugar, and calorie content. (Unless a brand is otherwise specified, we used the nutritional content provided by the US Department of Agriculture.) Find out how your favorite dairy or nondairy beverage stacks up: Soy milk, unfortunately,... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
TO DOat noon at Chapman State Park, Pavilion #2, Clarendon. The speaker will be Matt
TO DO
Warren Times Observer / Posted 8 days ago
at noon at Chapman State Park, Pavilion #2, Clarendon. The speaker will be Matthew Gearhart, Law Enforcement Officer of the US Department of Agriculture. Sept. 10: The Warren General Hospital Auxiliary Annual Gala, "Autumn Splendor," is Saturday at... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
Five ways drones can be used to help the environmentreconstruction efforts based on the current, accurate data. Without the drone d
Five ways drones can be used to help the environment
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 8 days ago
reconstruction efforts based on the current, accurate data. Without the drone data, this would not have been possible. The US Department of Agriculture has used UAVs to fight forest fires in California - which have picked up0 this week - while... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Health Department Offers Grants For Beginning And Sustaining Teaching Gardensteamwork, and leadership. The combination of distance to a healthy food retail
Health Department Offers Grants For Beginning And Sustaining Teaching Gardens
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
teamwork, and leadership. The combination of distance to a healthy food retail outlet and poverty create what the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) calls a “food desert.” According to USDA and Census Bureau data, about 72,000 people in... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Manistee County Receives US Department of Agriculture Grant for Recyclingmake better use of that material.” A new grant has one local county working to
Manistee County Receives US Department of Agriculture Grant for Recycling
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 9 days ago
make better use of that material.” A new grant has one local county working to be more sustainable and create jobs. The US Department of Agriculture awarded Manistee County a $35,000 grant. The Alliance for Economic Success applied for the... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Priscilla Presley Comes to Sacramento to Speak Out Against Horse ‘Soring’is beautiful to the eye, yes, but what they do behind the scenes is not even to
Priscilla Presley Comes to Sacramento to Speak Out Against Horse ‘Soring’
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 9 days ago
is beautiful to the eye, yes, but what they do behind the scenes is not even to be explained,” Presley said. In July, the US Department of Agriculture just proposed a new rule that would eliminate self-regulation. Instead they would have a third... Read more
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Weekly Times
Worldwide stocks on the upand oilseeds has ­inspired increased consumption but this was still over­shadow
Worldwide stocks on the up
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
and oilseeds has ­inspired increased consumption but this was still over­shadowed by greater increases in production. The US Department of Agriculture said orn stocks were expected to rise, with an extra 17.6 million tonnes of production more than... Read more
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Boston Globe
In US, only half are aware of food waste as a problemfrom our kitchens into the trash. Retailers and restaurants are often blamed fo
In US, only half are aware of food waste as a problem
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
from our kitchens into the trash. Retailers and restaurants are often blamed for excessive food waste, yet according to the US Department of Agriculture, consumers are primarily responsible: In 2010, consumers threw away two-thirds of the 133... Read more
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The Indian Express
Global prices, bumper crop, monsoon bring relief: Farm clouds begin to clearthe past three months alone, international cotton prices have surged from aroun
Global prices, bumper crop, monsoon bring relief: Farm clouds begin to clear
The Indian Express / Posted 11 days ago
the past three months alone, international cotton prices have surged from around 69 cents to over 81 cents per pound. The US Department of Agriculture on Friday forecast global ending stocks for 2016-17 at 89.61 million bales, the lowest since... Read more
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Daily Mail
From basil to bread: The foods you should NEVER keep in the fridgein a fruit bowl if you're partial to the yellow fruit. They don't just look pre
From basil to bread: The foods you should NEVER keep in the fridge
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
in a fruit bowl if you're partial to the yellow fruit. They don't just look pretty. Last but not least, a study from the US Department of Agriculture found that watermelons kept at room temperature had significantly more antioxidants than melons... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Parents criticize Union Co. school luncheslisted off Wednesday afternoon, as she spoke with WBIR 10News at Union County H
Parents criticize Union Co. school lunches
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 15 days ago
listed off Wednesday afternoon, as she spoke with WBIR 10News at Union County High School. She said regulations from the US Department of Agriculture - and the tight budget of a small, rural school district - make menu planning... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Workshop in Jacksonville focuses on healthy school mealsworkers to make healthier meals that appeal more to kids' palette. There was em
Workshop in Jacksonville focuses on healthy school meals
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
workers to make healthier meals that appeal more to kids' palette. There was emphasis on using locally grown produce and getting more fruits, vegetables and whole grains into school meals. The event was paid for by the US Department of Agricul... Read more
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Weekly Times
Farmers plant rye as whiskey sales soarhectares for the 2016/17 season, the biggest area since 1989 and a 12 per cent
Farmers plant rye as whiskey sales soar
Weekly Times / Posted 16 days ago
hectares for the 2016/17 season, the biggest area since 1989 and a 12 per cent year-over-year increase, according to US Department of Agriculture. In Canada, a major rye exporter along with the European Union and Russia, farmers sowed... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Farmers plant rye as whiskey sales soarhectares for the 2016/17 season, the biggest area since 1989 and a 12 per cent
Farmers plant rye as whiskey sales soar
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
hectares for the 2016/17 season, the biggest area since 1989 and a 12 per cent year-over-year increase, according to US Department of Agriculture. In Canada, a major rye exporter along with the European Union and Russia, farmers sowed... Read more
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Herald Sun
Florida’s crazy plan to tackle Zika virusa subsidiary of Maryland-based Intrexon, also has tested the mosquitoes in Pana
Florida’s crazy plan to tackle Zika virus
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
a subsidiary of Maryland-based Intrexon, also has tested the mosquitoes in Panama. In separate projects overseen by the US Department of Agriculture, Oxitec has tested genetically modified pink bollworms and diamondback moths to fight... Read more
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News.com.au
Florida’s crazy plan to tackle Zika virusa subsidiary of Maryland-based Intrexon, also has tested the mosquitoes in Pana
Florida’s crazy plan to tackle Zika virus
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
a subsidiary of Maryland-based Intrexon, also has tested the mosquitoes in Panama. In separate projects overseen by the US Department of Agriculture, Oxitec has tested genetically modified pink bollworms and diamondback moths to fight... Read more
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Perth Now
Florida’s crazy plan to tackle Zika virusa subsidiary of Maryland-based Intrexon, also has tested the mosquitoes in Pana
Florida’s crazy plan to tackle Zika virus
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
a subsidiary of Maryland-based Intrexon, also has tested the mosquitoes in Panama. In separate projects overseen by the US Department of Agriculture, Oxitec has tested genetically modified pink bollworms and diamondback moths to fight... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Florida’s crazy plan to tackle Zika virusa subsidiary of Maryland-based Intrexon, also has tested the mosquitoes in Pana
Florida’s crazy plan to tackle Zika virus
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
a subsidiary of Maryland-based Intrexon, also has tested the mosquitoes in Panama. In separate projects overseen by the US Department of Agriculture, Oxitec has tested genetically modified pink bollworms and diamondback moths to fight... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Florida’s crazy plan to tackle Zika virusa subsidiary of Maryland-based Intrexon, also has tested the mosquitoes in Pana
Florida’s crazy plan to tackle Zika virus
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 days ago
a subsidiary of Maryland-based Intrexon, also has tested the mosquitoes in Panama. In separate projects overseen by the US Department of Agriculture, Oxitec has tested genetically modified pink bollworms and diamondback moths to fight... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
Affordable housing in short supplyClark, facilities manager for Southern and Heritage Villas of Apalachicola, two
Affordable housing in short supply
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 20 days ago
Clark, facilities manager for Southern and Heritage Villas of Apalachicola, two affordable communities funded by the US Department of Agriculture; and Steve Lanier, facilities manager for the Apalachicola Housing Authority, funded by the US... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thai rice faces global price warGLOBAL PRICE RISE EFFECT Global rice prices will likely be affected by the La N
Thai rice faces global price war
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 days ago
GLOBAL PRICE RISE EFFECT Global rice prices will likely be affected by the La Nina weather phenomenon. The report of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), which earlier estimated world rice supply next year at 481.23 million tonnes, up 2.3%... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thai rice faces global price warfrom the last quarter this year to cause a price war in the global market. Mr
Thai rice faces global price war
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 days ago
from the last quarter this year to cause a price war in the global market. Mr Charoen's forecast echoed the report of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), which earlier estimated world rice supply next year at 481.23 million tonnes, up 2.3%... Read more
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The Scientist
Ditch the Floss?same recommendation for decades. But last year, when the AP asked the US Depart
Ditch the Floss?
The Scientist / Posted 22 days ago
same recommendation for decades. But last year, when the AP asked the US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Department of Agriculture to provide scientific evidence to support the recommendation, the agencies admitted that the... Read more
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Boston Globe
To floss, or not to floss? Boston dentists say there’s no question.2015-2020 edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, produced by the US Depar
To floss, or not to floss? Boston dentists say there’s no question.
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
2015-2020 edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, produced by the US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Department of Agriculture, left out any recommendations to floss. This is the first year since 1979 that flossing has been... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How One GMO Nearly Took Down the Planetconspiracy theory or speculation, it's a matter of fact. On Friday, the same d
How One GMO Nearly Took Down the Planet
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 days ago
conspiracy theory or speculation, it's a matter of fact. On Friday, the same day that Obama signed the DARK Act, the US Department of Agriculture confirmed that a farmer found 22 experimental and unapproved wheat plants in one of his fields... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
BBC Fingers ADPP for Links to 'Cult-like Group' Led by People Wanted by Interpolinvestigations for two decades but has been able to raise substantial funds fro
BBC Fingers ADPP for Links to 'Cult-like Group' Led by People Wanted by Interpol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
investigations for two decades but has been able to raise substantial funds from US, UK and UN agencies. Last year the US Department of Agriculture gave $31.6 million for work in Mozambique to another member of the group, Planet Aid. ADPP is... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
McDonald's targeting health consciousFoods Inc and Keystone Foods, by March 2017. It completed the change earlier d
McDonald's targeting health conscious
Otago Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
Foods Inc and Keystone Foods, by March 2017. It completed the change earlier due to quicker than expected work by the US Department of Agriculture, which helped to verify that birds were not given the drugs, Gross said. Some health experts... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center celebrates American Day of the Cowboysoil paved the way for Roper's interest in soil conservation. He spent 34 years
Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center celebrates American Day of the Cowboy
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
soil paved the way for Roper's interest in soil conservation. He spent 34 years with the Soil Conservation Service of the US Department of Agriculture, renamed in 1994 to the Natural Resources Conservation Service. During his childhood, "We lived... Read more
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