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...the demand for farmers markets. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this year there are 7,684 markets operating...list of farmers markets kept by the Illinois Department of Agriculture, there are at least 12 markets in Boone, Ogle...
High tunnels boost Kenai orchard

...of the slick, plastic walls of the structure. O'Brien said he bought his high tunnels through a U.S. Department of Agriculture program administered by the Natural Resources Conservation Service, or NRCS. He is one of more than 70 other...

...hedgehog on the cover of its April edition to illustrate a trend of people owning exotic animals.The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which requires anyone breeding at least three hedgehogs to get a license, says it has no data on hedgehog...
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What others say: No Roadless Rule in the Tongass

...effort to shut down the Tongass to harvest.The 9th Circuit judges - two out of three - agreed that the U.S. Department of Agriculture had legitimate grounds for exempting the Tongass from the Roadless Rule in 2003.A lawsuit filed by the Village...
USDA high tunnel program expands

...Gulch to Seward, use high-tunnels that were at least partially paid for by a program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, or NRCS. The seasonal high tunnel program - which has been drastically...
Record pink harvest creates market glut

...result," Wink said. "So I think we've probably been in this area before but it has been some time."The Department of Agriculture will buy $20 million of canned pink salmon for food assistance programs across the country. That's an expanded...
Food Bank, Boys and Girls Clubs holding nutrition classes

...many people try to fill up their large dinner plates, which results in overeating.In 2011, the Unites State Department of Agriculture adopted MyPlate, a graphic of a plate and glass divided into different sections representing serving sizes...

...and others would improve the crop insurance program for organic farmers. It gives $5 million to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to update the prices paid on crop loss claims. Until this year, crop insurance had charged organic farmers...

...population.The Minnesota Department of Agriculture will give the Legislature...agriculture.The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that more's incumbent on the Department of Agriculture to take a very serious look...
Starved of decency

...Americans goes hungry some of the time - that's one in six who is "food insecure," the term used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forty-nine million in this land of plenty don't get enough to eat. It's even more shameful for children...


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