Stories in Category "Health, Nutrition & Food Safety"

Tobacco Buyout Payments Come to an End

Tobacco Buyout Payments Come to an End

The last of the federal Tobacco Buyout checks will be sent to Tobacco Farmers and landowners next month.
Florida Citrus Crop hit by Citrus Greening

Florida Citrus Crop hit by Citrus Greening

The Citrus Growers of Florida fight to save their crop against the ravages of Citrus Greening Disease.
Measures Taken to Slow Spread of PED Virus

Measures Taken to Slow Spread of PED Virus

The USDA is asking farmers to report cases of PED virus.
Nichols Farms Producing Better Beef

Nichols Farms Producing Better Beef

Nichols Farms is known internationally for using innovative techniques in producing beef more efficiently. Dave Nichols has been in the cattle business fo....
Better Beef Prices Through Improved Animal Husbandry

Better Beef Prices Through Improved Animal Husbandry

Cattleman in the Show-Me-State are seeing better beef prices through improved animal husbandry.
Pork industry enters spotlight while issues loom

Pork industry enters spotlight while issues loom

Hog producers, dealing with both great market prices and a disease with no known cure, took center stage at the Iowa State Fairgrounds this week for the W....
International Team Targets Newcastle Disease In Chickens

International Team Targets Newcastle Disease In Chickens

U.S. and African researchers work to identify chickens resistant to a deadly respiratory virus known as Newcastle Disease.
Sales of Organic Products Climb in Illinois

Sales of Organic Products Climb in Illinois

The U.S. Department of Agriculture figures show sales growth came despite the fact that the overall number of farms in the state fell during the same peri....
Farm Bill Clears House Hurdle

Farm Bill Clears House Hurdle

After years of drafts, amendments and delays, the near $1 trillion Farm Bill finally made it through the House of Representatives this week winning bipart....
Pro-Food Labeling Groups Send Letter to President Obama

Pro-Food Labeling Groups Send Letter to President Obama

Four House Democrats and 200 pro-labeling groups sent a letter to the White House asking President Obama to make good on a campaign promise.
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