US Department of Agriculture

Type: Organization
Name: US Department of Agriculture (USDA, United States Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture)
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 9 reports

CBOT corn, soy remain on downtrend amid beneficial weather

CNS Canada – Corn and soybean trends on the Chicago Board of Trade are remaining down as the market has seen little change from last week.Both corn and soybeans in Chicago were weaker on the week ending Wednesday. Corn futures ranged 2.5 to three cents ... [Published - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

USDA supplies conservation funds to Hurricane Sandy victims

WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the USDA will provide up to $99 million in conservation funding to assist Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, according to a press release.The funding will assist ... [Published Water Technology Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

USDA, Department of Defense, Celebrate the Bounty of Farmers Market

Administrator Rowe views the healthy offerings provided at a local farmers market.Earlier this month, USDA celebrated National Farmers Market Week to highlight the healthy offerings they provide American families.  The department invests in farmers markets ... [Published Food and Nutrition Service - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

The reality of the non-allergic peanut.

The US edition of the Huffington Post reports that a method for removing allergens from peanuts could soon be on the way for the 2.8m Americans who have an allergy to the food, according to the US Department of Agriculture. Researchers at North Carolina ... [Published Food Line Web - 12 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

Four indicted for food stamp trafficking

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson recently announced her push to stop food stamp trafficking in Harris County. Her initiative comes as Allen Nguyen, 37, Loan Lai, 28, Arvind Patel, 55 and Roshni Patel, 27, have all been indicted by Harris ... [Published Waller County News Citizen - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 6 reports

Chicken Caesar Salad Kits Sold at Sam's Club Recalled

A Southern California food company has reportedly recallednearly 93,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam'sClub stores over concerns of possible listeria contamination.Sam's Club is an American chain of membership-only reta ... [Published MedIndia - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 9 reports

USDA: Net Farm Income Forecast To Fall in 2014

HighlightsTotal production expenses are forecast to be 4 percent higher in 2014, which would be the fifth consecutive increase since last falling in 2009.Livestock receipts are expected to increase by more than 15 percent in 2014, due to a 21-percent ... [Published - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

USDA Releases Additional Supplemental Coverage Option Availability Maps

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture'sRisk Management Agency has issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released additional information on the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) availability ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

$1.9M award for Hawaiian Shores water system improvements

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz announced Tuesday an award of $1.9 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture federal funding to the Hawaiian Shores Community Association.The awarded funds are earmarked to help improve and repair the community’s water system, ensuring ... [Published Hawaii Tribune-Herald - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

USDA invests in Ag entrepreneurs

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack highlighted the importance of rural entrepreneurs to the U.S. economy and announced investments to help rural businesses grow, diversify and create jobs. USDA is investing $25 million to help 247 businesses nationwide ... [Published - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

How Schools Can Feed More Kids -- Using New USDA Grant Funding

(1888PressRelease) Back to School means back to school lunch and school breakfast too. Kids nationwide are being fed in less than 20 seconds as schools install Star Food Healthy Express machines to serve reimbursable meals. There are more than 30 million ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 11 reports

Trends in Crop Revenues

The USDA released updated estimates of net farm income for 2014 today and I thought I would reproduce the chart of estimated crop revenues from 2010 to 2014 below:As you can see, 2012 was the high-water mark for almost all crops over the last five years ... [Published - Aug 26 2014]


"I had a schoolteacher who works in our district, who called me when it went into our newsletter, and she said, 'is this true?' I said yes, and she said, 'well, you just saved me eighty dollars. I have four daughters" says Weaver
...felt they weren't going to be learning their best and developing their best if they didn't have really healthy meals," said director Amanda Carr. "We felt if we were able to select our own meals we could really find more selective, healthy options."
...This was further reinforced by Richard Chin, M D , president and CEO of KIN in the announcement : "The total cost of the CereKin program has been approximately $4 million, which represents less than five percent of our cash resources. With over $100 million in funds, we have ample capital for additional programs and we believe that, over the long run, we will be successful. The critical part of our business model is that we are taking a portfolio approach and the results from any single program have a limited impact."
Smith closed the question-and-answer session by inviting area farmers to his office in Washington D C "Anytime we can help you with anything within the bureaucracy, just let me know."

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