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...exercise. He's also joined her quest for an improved food and agriculture system. Jeff Eschmeyer works at the Agriculture Department and is helping the agency find new opportunities for conservation in agriculture and better ways to help beginning...

...plant-based plastic, rubber and fiber in manufacturing products such as bottles and packaging, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday.The USDA is proposing in a new agency rule to add manufacturers of these plant-based products...

...changes have been expensive and difficult to put in place, and school officials are asking Congress and the Agriculture Department to roll back some of the requirements. Their main concerns: finding enough whole grain-rich foods that kids...
Current administration consistently denies Freedom of Information Act requests

...3,658 times. The Defense Department, including the NSA, and the CIA accounted for nearly all those. The Agriculture Department's Farm Service Agency cited national security six times, the Environmental Protection Agency did twice and...
News the livestock industry."We don't fear this bill," Murphy said.Other supporters included the state Agriculture Department and South Dakota Farm Bureau, Ag Unity, Livestock Auction Markets Association and Fighting Animal Cruelty Together...

...the door to all varieties in coming weeks, the Agriculture Department said. The deal culminates 20 years of efforts...about 10 percent in the next two years, the Agriculture Department said."The new access for American exports...

...some case they're 40 years old," said Belisario Dominguez Mendez, who heads up coffee issues for Mexico's Agriculture Department. "Coffee rust is a good pretext to transform the coffee industry in Mexico," he said, noting the government...

...much insecticide bees are exposed to as they travel from plant to plant.The Legislature last year ordered the agriculture department to develop a process for reviewing the safety of neonicotinoids, which also protect soybeans and sugarbeets...

...teenagers make up almost half, according to the Agriculture Department. About 10 percent are seniors.The vast Department:

...facility since it opened in February. Ohio's agriculture department then looks for permanent housing for the critters...said Erica Hawkins, a spokeswoman for Ohio's agriculture department.State veterinarians eventually worked more...


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