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Amid Scandal, Brazil Assures Safety Of Its Food Exports

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The country's federal police say that health officials were bribed to ignore outdated and adulterated meat.

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Rural Groups Push Against Proposed Cuts To USDA Spending

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President Trump’s proposal calls for reduction in USDA discretionary spending and lays out rationale for why some programs are either eliminated or scaled back.

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In Michigan, Pasties Are Portable Pies With History Baked In


The lightly seasoned meat and veggie pie, prevalent in the Upper Peninsula, is pure fuel. It's come to symbolize tenacity in the face of trying conditions.

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How To Make Farmers Love Cover Crops? Pay Them

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New satellite images reveal that few Midwestern farmers are planting cover crops. In Maryland, though, farmers are doing it, thanks to hefty subsidies.

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Questions Linger Over Ag Secretary Nominee

Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue

Trump’s nominee for agriculture secretary, former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, has pledged to sever business ties amid ongoing delays in his confirmation.

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Bill Would Lift Savings Limit For Food Stamp Recipients


Some committee members are also concerned about the lack of regulation on what SNAP can be used to purchase.

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Court Documents Raise Questions Of Roundup

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After court documents unsealed Tuesday raised questions about research methods, Monsanto says it did not ghostwrite a 2000 study on the safety of glyphosate.

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How To Make Pine Needle Tea

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You can identify a white pine tree by its clusters of five needles per bunch.

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Forgotten Piece Of African-American History On Great Plains

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Starting in 1910, Dearfield began attracting hundreds of black homesteaders. They came to the town for opportunity.

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Diversify The Landscape By Diversifying Who Works It

Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students Liz Hada, left, and Melissa Garcia Rodriguez

Agronomy enrollment at Iowa State has more than tripled since 2006, when there was just one student who identified as other than white. Today, 23 students do.

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Wildfires Threaten Ranchers In Cattle Country

A sign on the western edge of the fire evacuation zone in Kansas

The largest of the fires spread from the Oklahoma Panhandle into southwest Kansas, and has consumed more than 800,000 acres of prime grassland.

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Whole Wheat Waffles

Whole Wheat Waffles

These whole wheat waffles are made with coconut oil and sweetened slightly with pure maple syrup.

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Portable Gadget Tests Food For Allergens

A portable gluten detector sits next to a breakfast plate

A much-anticipated portable device for detecting gluten in food has hit the market.

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China Reports Worst Bird Flu Season On Record


China has confirmed 460 cases of the H7N9 bird flu virus since last October, the most of any season since the first human case was reported in 2013.

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