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 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Coming soon: Fresh veggies from US

MANILA, Philippines - Fresh vegetables from the United States will soon be available in Philippine markets after the government formally lifted restrictions on the importation of these vegetables, the US embassy said yesterday.The Philippines lifted restrictions ... [Published Philippine Star - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 11 reports

Potential exposure to anthrax leads CDC to discover shipment of influenza

Forty-one people were potentially exposed to anthrax after a pathogenic form of the disease was used during a preliminary test of a laser technology in an Atlanta, Ga. laboratory, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report ... [Published al.com - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 12 reports

After slow start, Ohio crops show big rebound

Corn and soybean crops in Ohio got off to a slow start because of a cold, wet April, butimproved conditions since then are leading to talk of an outstanding year.“May and June have been fabulous,” said Matthew Roberts, Ohio State University agricultu ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

USDA Estimates Higher Oilseeds Supplies In 2014-15

As per the latest release from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), global oilseed production for 2014/15 is projected at 521.86 million tons, up 6 million from last month. Total world crushing demand is estimated at 426.82 million tonnes, ... [Published India Infoline - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Video: Cotton Makes Comeback in Miss. Agriculture

MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) — Soybeans are now the crop of choice for Mississippi farmers, but cotton is making a comeback.The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Mississippi farmers have planted two and a quarter million acres in soybeans this year. That’s a ... [Published WCBI - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 5 reports

Concerns shared about Farm Bill implementation

USDA Undersecretary Michael Scuse heard concerns from lawmakers this week at a House Ag subcommittee hearing on Farm Bill implementation.South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem told Scuse that farmers need adequate time to reach conservation compliance ... [Published Brownfield Network - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 21 reports

USDA projects record U.S. soybean crop

USDA raised its forecast for U.S. cotton production to 16.5 million bales and projected record U.S. production for soybeans in its July World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.CottonUSDA raised expected cotton production by 1.5 million bales to ... [Published Delta Farm Press - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Despite Tiny Uptick, Citrus Crop Recorded Its Worst Season in 29 Years

LAKELAND | The 2013-14 Florida citrus crop improved a teensy-weensy bit on Friday, but don't expect celebrations from citrus growers.The 2013-14 orange crop still finished as the lowest in more than 29 years, barely exceeding the 103.9 million boxes harvested ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Why Beef Prices Will Rise Again, Despite Recent Slide

The (USDA) released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) at noon Friday offering the agency’s latest estimates for U.S. and global crop supply and demand prospects and U.S. prices for the current and next crop years.Looking ... [Published 24/7 Wall St - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 6 reports

USDA accused of keeping final details of new poultry inspection program a secret

(Lois Raimondo/The Washington Post)A member of Congress and several food and worker safety groups are calling for the USDA to publicly release a copy of a proposed rule that would dramatically change how chickens and turkeys are inspected in U.S. sla ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

UPM Agrees to Distribute Domtar's USDA Certified BioChoice™ Lignin in Europe

HELSINKI -- UPM and Domtar have entered into an agreement for UPM to become the exclusive distributor of Domtar's BioChoice™ lignin in Europe. BioChoice™ is produced at Domtar's biorefinery in Plymouth, North Carolina, US. The agreement takes effect on ... [Published Special Chem 4 Polymers - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 3 reports

US could see final corn yields 'close to a record'

SoycomplexBeans closed closed 4 to 10 cents lower. Weekly export sales of 56,300 MT of old crop and 526,500 MT of new crop were towards the top end of trade estimates of 250,000 to 650,000 MT.The average trade yield estimate for Friday's USDA report is ... [Published Farming UK - Jul 11 2014]

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"You'd be surprised how many people you see every day who work hard but because of a sick child or a miscalculation on finances, just anything, they need a bump up."
...5 euros over the Paris November contract. Buyers were offering 5 euros over Paris against 4.5 euros over on Thursday. "Rain fell in much of Germany this week and again on Friday, this is unwelcome when the start of the wheat harvest is only two to three weeks away and wheat now needs sunshine and warmth to ripen and achieve good quality" a German trader said
...Friday as players positioned ahead of fresh USDA supply/demand data, which was issued too late in the European afternoon for dealers to react to. "Players were careful ahead of the USDA data with sellers cautiously anticipated the market to firm on the reports. At the end it seemed that ending stocks for soyabeans were even bigger than expected" one broker said
"This allows for a beekeeper to notify a commercial sprayer and let them know they don't want to be sprayed. At the same time, however, beekeepers have to let sprayers know where their hives are located" Martin said

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Challenges of school food service: My Word [Published Orlando Sentinel - 6 mins ago]
Hunger Still A Widespread Problem In Northwest ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - 21 mins ago]
Militarize Our Border? O'Reilly, Here's Your Plan [Published American Thinker - 23 mins ago]
EU wheat futures fall at contract low [Published Business Recorder - 33 mins ago]
Soyameal up on European feeds market [Published Business Recorder - 33 mins ago]
State 4-H honors volunteers [Published Enid News and Eagle - 35 mins ago]
Buzz needs to remain over bee disappearance and... [Published Southern Illinoisan - 1 hour ago]
Aerial mapping to assist Ishpeming with water p... [Published Marquette Mining Journal - 1 hour ago]
Humboldt County's contract with USDA Wildlife S... [Published Willits News - 1 hour ago]
Straight From The White House - 45 Tips On How ... [Published Daily Kos - 1 hour ago]
Farmers wage war against 'superweeds' [Published STLtoday.com - 1 hour ago]
All’s Not Well in the Rice Market [Published Asia Sentinel - 2 hours ago]
Meals Available For Children [Published Lakeland Ledger - 2 hours ago]
Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Walz Urge USDA to... [Published Insurance News Net - 2 hours ago]
Apple growers in Mexico call foul on trade with... [Published Seattle Times - 3 hours ago]
Pot firm zapped by SEC plants root here | Sunda... [Published Seattle Times - 3 hours ago]
Farm Bill Rollout Scrutinized [Published Farm Futures - 3 hours ago]
USDA helping more Nebraskans buy homes [Published Lincoln Journal Star - 3 hours ago]
How weeds could help feed billions in a warming... [Published Inland News Today - 3 hours ago]
Soil and Water District: Time to Bury Ghost Agency [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 3 hours ago]
Report: Guilford DSS told staff to hide backlog [Published Winston-Salem Journal - 3 hours ago]
URI scientist leads fight against invasive mile... [Published Providence Journal - 3 hours ago]
Meddling – An American Obsession [Published Bluffton Today - 4 hours ago]
CAP offering sign-up help for USDA food commodi... [Published Longview Daily News - 4 hours ago]
Gale Vetter [Published Quad-Cities Online - 5 hours ago]
Proposed change to poultry inspection protocol ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 5 hours ago]
Mona M. Friday [Published Mankato Free Press - 5 hours ago]
Reduced meal plan lacks support, votes for change [Published Columbia Daily Herald - 5 hours ago]
New pepper engineered without the painful bite [Published WEAR TV 3 - 6 hours ago]
US Federal Contractor Registration: 402 Availab... [Published Red Orbit - 7 hours ago]
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GSF Mortgage Welcomes Bradley Smith to Maryland [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 12 2014]
Perry Hall, MD, July 12, 2014 --( PR.com )-- GSF Mortgage is pleased to welcome Bradley Smith as branch manager in Perry Hall, Maryland. This is the company’s fifth branch in the state. Smith comes to GSF Mortgage with 22 years of industry experience. ...
Oh, heck yes: Check out these farm tools for women [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 11 2014]
When it comes to products designed for women, the field is full of bubblegum-colored toolkits and  dainty pens . “Shrink it and pink it” tends to be the default philosophy of the men wearing ties (presumably uttered as they do Mel Gibson  impressions ...
5 Random Acts of Kindness That Don’t Come Cheap [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 11 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Helping others makes us feel good, and sometimes, it helps us live healthier, happier lives. Not only can we be happier by doing kind things for other people, but we can improve the lives of others by helping them as well. Even if ...
Why Beef Prices Will Rise Again, Despite Recent... [Published 24/7 Wall St. - Jul 11 2014]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) at noon Friday offering the agency’s latest estimates for U.S. and global crop... ...
Pennsylvania Department of Education Announces ... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Jul 11 2014]
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released federal income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced-price school ...
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The Grill Killer [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
This Is Cindy With Giant Food Calling ​... [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 19 2014]
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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]
BMC Software Bringing FedRAMP Certification to ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 23 2014]
Central New York Entrepreneur Prepares to Join ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jun 20 2014]
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