US Department of Agriculture

Type: Organization
Name: US Department of Agriculture (USDA, United States Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture)
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Foster Farms outbreak sparks legal petition to outlaw dangerous pathogens

Although hundreds of Americans were hospitalized over the past two years with salmonella poisoning linked to Foster Farms chickens, the U.S. Agriculture Department said it had no power to order a recall on the contaminated poultry.The Center for Science ... [Published Washington Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

MEGA Gets Enterprise Agreement from US Department of Agriculture

MEGA has been awarded an enterprise agreement by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) that will allow all of the 34 agencies and offices within the federal agency to purchase…Click to Continue » ... [Published Fort Mills Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

CME: USDA Hogs and Pigs Estimates

US - So much for the bearishness of USDA’s September Hogs and Pigs Report. After opening the session with most contracts trading $2.00 or more lower, the market appeared to shrug off the report with closing prices mixed relative to last Friday, writes ... [Published The Pig Site - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 23 reports

U.S. corn falls to lowest since September 2009 on record crop

- U.S. corn futures slumped to a five-year low on Wednesday, after the U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast larger-than-expected stockpiles of the grain.U.S. corn futures slump to 5-year low on record crop prospectsOn the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, ... [Published Investing.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Ag Cooperatives Report Strong Growth in 2013

The USDA on Tuesday released new data on farmer, rancher and fishery cooperatives, finding that in 2013, sales increased by 4% over 2012 and jobs increased by 5%.This is the third consecutive year of record sales by ag cooperatives, USDA said. It is complementary ... [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

USDA gives thousands to Mid-Michigan farmers markets

MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) -(09/30/14) - The USDA is giving thousands of dollars to support Mid-Michigan farmers markets.Senator Debbie Stabenow says the USDA is giving more than $20,000 to support Chesaning's Market off Broad.Another $6,000 is being given to ... [Published ABC 12 WJRT - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 7 reports

Crops doing well as harvest gets underway

The weekly crop report shows the full scale harvest is getting closer. The weekly U.S.D.A. reports finds corn maturity has hit 58 percent — which surpasses last year, but is still 8 days behind normal. The reports says the corn harvest is getting underway ... [Published Radio Iowa - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 14 reports

The Easy Way to Find Local Food – USDA Launches New Local Food Directories

Christy (left) and Lilah Talbott of Richmond, VA came to the Fall Line Farms pick-up point, a food hub that offers a wide variety of household food staples and specialty items. USDA’s new food hub directory will help connect schools, hospitals and restaurants ... [Published Food and Nutrition Service - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 4 reports

Corn stocks top 1.2 billion bushels

In its latest Grain Stocks report, the USDA reported 1.24 billion bushels of old crop corn stocks in all positions on Sept. 1, up 50 percent from last year’s report. This surpassed analysts’ expectations of 1.185 billion bushels.On-farm storage was seen ... [Published AgProfessional - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 4 reports

More pork please! More quickly

More pork please!That has been the scream of pork consumers this year who have paid record high prices at retail. The latest USDA  Hogs and Pigs  report suggests that pork producers will be able to get more pork to consumers and to get it to them more ... [Published PorkNetwork - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 5 reports

Soybeans set for biggest quarterly loss in 6 years on supply pressure

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 09:09Posted by SINGAPORE: Chicago soybeans eased on Tuesday and were on track for their biggest quarterly loss in six years on pressure from mounting US supplies and a strengthening dollar.Corn and wheat were largely unchanged ... [Published Business Recorder - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 7 reports

U.S. Corn 12% Harvested in USDA Crop Progress and Condition Report

The U.S. corn harvest advanced to 12% as of Sunday, while the soybean harvest went to 10%, USDA said in its weekly Crop Progress and Condition Report Monday.Both of those paces trailed the respective averages of 23% and 17%, but forecasts for mostly warm, ... [Published Ohio Farmer - Sep 29 2014]

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Evening markets: coffee leads revival in ag com... [Published Agrimoney.com - 24 mins ago]
Don’t Drink the Tap Water (It’s Not What You Th... [Published Wall Street Pit - 49 mins ago]
USDA's Wildlife Service distributing oral rabie... [Published 3 WRCB-TV - 50 mins ago]
DeLauro Statement on U.S.-Brazil Cotton Case Se... [Published Noodls - 57 mins ago]
USHarvard Illionois Bancorp Reporting Possible ... [Published Benzinga.com - 59 mins ago]
Texas A&M institute reports new information abo... [Published AgriLife Today - 1 hour ago]
Ag markets posted a general comeback Wednesday [Published Dairy Herd - 1 hour ago]
Feinstein, Gillibrand, Warren Urge White House ... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
Pork Board Aligns With Chef Lorena Garcia [Published Progressive Grocer - 1 hour ago]
Tribal College Awarded $1M Grant [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - 1 hour ago]
Foster Farms outbreak sparks legal petition to ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 1 hour ago]
Board of Public Works considers local contracts [Published Cumberland Times-News - 1 hour ago]
Foster Farms outbreak sparks legal petition to ... [Published Washington Post - 1 hour ago]
FSA FARM SERVICE AGENCY : 2015 Upland Cotton Ma... [Published 4 Traders - 1 hour ago]
Foster Farms outbreak sparks legal petition to ... [Published Federal Eye - 1 hour ago]
EPA Awards $120,000 Environmental Justice Grant... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - 1 hour ago]
New Haven's Elm City Market has a buyer who wil... [Published New Haven Register - 1 hour ago]
2013 soybean supply gap filled with 2014 soybeans [Published Farm And Ranch Guide - 1 hour ago]
Large corn supply continues to stymie market [Published Farm And Ranch Guide - 1 hour ago]
Saving with 6abc: Decoding expiration dates [Published WPVI Philadelphia - 1 hour ago]
Organics Board to Review Rules for BPA, GMOs, a... [Published Health Impact News - 1 hour ago]
Thune, Klobuchar Call on USDA to Report on Econ... [Published Noodls - 1 hour ago]
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Federal Judge Orders Arizona Sheriff To Stop Pu... [Published Think Progress - 24 mins ago]
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio CREDIT: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin Notoriously anti-immigrant Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is back in the national spotlight, and not for a good reason. On Tuesday, a federal judge extended a court order ...
Foster Farms outbreak sparks legal petition to ... [Published Federal Eye - 1 hour ago]
Although hundreds of Americans were hospitalized over the past two years with salmonella poisoning linked to Foster Farms chickens, the U.S. Agriculture Department said it had no power to order a recall on the contaminated poultry. The Center for Science ...
PureTemp Earns USDA Biobased Product Certification [Published PR Newswire: General Business - 3 hours ago]
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entropy Solutions Inc.'s PureTemp phase change material has earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Certified Biobased Product Label. The label verifies that the amount of renewable biobased material in ...
2014 State of the Birds report: Mixed marks for... [Published EarthSky - 5 hours ago]
The annual State of the Birds report was released on September 9, 2014—it documents the health of bird populations across the United States. While some wetland birds appear to be doing well because of conservation programs, other birds are experiencing ...
Benihana Announces Latest Addition to Featured ... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - 6 hours ago]
MIAMI, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benihana Inc., the nation's leading operator of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, has announced its latest featured menu item, USDA Prime Sirloin Steak, which will be available exclusively at Benihana restaurants ...
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The Grill Killer [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
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USDA Acquires Protea's LAESI(R) Technology Plat... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 24 2014]
Eureka Genomics Receives USDA Grant For Bovine ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 18 2014]
Advaxis Announces Filing for USDA Product License [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 02 2014]
Smart Fog Inc Cold Storage Ripening Room Commer... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 30 2014]
GMH Mortgage Services, LLC Receives Top Ten Len... [Published Financial Services - Jun 25 2014]
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