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Department Of Agriculture
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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.
The ubiquitous white potato has scored another victory on Capitol Hill.
A nationally known beekeeping authority and author has been hired as Kentucky's new state apiarist.
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.