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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Department Of Agriculture
The Senate on Thursday delayed the vote on a $180 billion "minibus" spending package that includes a few billion for the Agriculture Department and related agencies. This will complement the separate $100 billion-a-year farm bill enacted earlier in the year. These agricultural handouts are once more igniting fierce trade disputes with India and China.
A federal government-backed nutrition program seeks to provide two million meals to Mississippi schoolchildren this summer.
The latest edition of the North Dakota Local Food Directory is out and the state's agriculture commissioner says interest in local products is continuing to grow.
Hemp has turned legitimate in Kentucky, where researchers are starting to plant test plots that will help gauge the economic potency of the non-intoxicating plant banned for decades due to its family ties to marijuana.
Maine officials are beginning to release thousands of beetles in a long-term effort to eliminate an invasive insect that is attacking hemlock trees in the southern part of the state.
Tiny hemp seeds that produced a drawn-out legal fight were freed from confinement and delivered Friday to Kentucky's Agriculture Department for experimental plantings, marking a limited comeback for the non-intoxicating cousin of marijuana.
A nationally known beekeeping authority and author has been hired as Kentucky's new state apiarist.
The ubiquitous white potato has scored another victory on Capitol Hill.
Hemp seeds will be sprung from confinement and planted in Kentucky soil in coming days after federal drug officials approved a permit Thursday ending a standoff that had imperiled the state's experimental plantings this spring, agriculture officials said.
Kentucky's industrial hemp commission on Tuesday approved regulations setting guidelines for research projects that are meant to reintroduce the crop but are being stalled by a legal fight over distribution of seeds.
President Obama wants farmers to be greener, and he's willing to spend whatever it takes to do it.
A South Dakota legislative committee reviewed expense reporting issues in the Department of Agriculture that had been identified in the statewide 2013 audit and discussed the agency's plan to fix the errors on Wednesday.
Virginia agriculture officials say the state's strawberry crop is coming to market a little late, but it will be worth the wait.
About one in three owners of exotic animals still lacks a permit more than three months after a state law requiring it went into effect, according to records obtained from the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
The state Department of Agriculture says two coqui frogs were captured on Oahu this month.