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The University of Wisconsin-Madison has paid a $35,000 fine to settle several animal research violations, including burning a cat and euthanizing a dog without notifying the supervising veterinarian.
Officials are trying to ramp up a federally funded program that provides lunch to students when school isn't in session, putting special focus on Nevada and 11 other states that have especially low participation.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to keep open 250 offices nationwide that help farmers. Ten of those offices are in New York state.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has reduced the 2013-14 Florida orange crop by one percent from the February estimate to 114 million boxes, while the grapefruit and tangerine crops sustained larger percentage losses.
Immediately, the difference was obvious.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a circus act featured at two Harrah's casinos in Nevada has been treating its big cats poorly.
A record 210,000 tons of wine grapes were harvested last year in Washington, a rise of 12 percent from the previous year's record harvest, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday it will spend millions of dollars to help farmers and ranchers improve pastures in five Midwestern states to provide food for the nation's struggling honeybees.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is poised to spend about $3 million of taxpayer dollars to improve farmlands to help feed honeybees in the Midwest, an initiative aimed at helping farmers and ranchers who depend on the insect to pollinate their plants.