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Europe Wants its Parmesan Back, Seeks Name Change

posted on March 14, 2014 at 8:56 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test. As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and... Full Story

Other States Join Missouri's Challenge Of Egg Law

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM

California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards. Full Story

Landowners File Lawsuit Over Missouri River Floods

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:29 PM

The lawsuit filed by more than 200 landowners said the Corps has deemphasized flood control while deciding how to manage Missouri River reservoirs as part of an effort to restore habitat for endangered species. Full Story

Louisiana Farms Await A New Generation

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:24 PM

According to the department's Ag Census, there has been a small increase in large family farms and non-family farms, but fewer mid-level farms. Full Story

Healthier Lunches Law Has Unintended Consequences

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:19 PM

While the legislation requires students take a fruit and vegetable, it cannot force them to eat it — and many students choose not to. Full Story

Bovine TB Found In Steer In Huron County Feed Lot

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:15 PM

The state Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development announced Tuesday that lab tests on samples from a two-year-old Holstein steer from a Huron County feed lot had the illness. Full Story

President's Budget Proposes Horse Slaughter Ban

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:09 PM

The president's budget calls for the funding prohibition to remain in place through the end of the next budget year in September 2015. Full Story

Wind Energy Boom Expected In Northwest Iowa County

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:07 PM

The projects, which include turbine and power line construction, are expected to bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in investment and thousands of temporary jobs. Full Story

Age-Old Indicators Under Stress In High Bolivia

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Experts may scoff at such folk science, but the men and women who till the high mountain soil continue to swear by the traditional indicators, and Bolivia's government has even incorporated them into climate reports. Full Story

California Farmers Hire Dowsers To Find Water

posted on March 7, 2014 at 2:56 PM

While both state and federal water scientists disapprove of dowsing, California "witchers" are busy as farmers seek to drill more groundwater wells due to the state's record drought that persists despite recent rain. Full Story

USDA Spending $3M To Feed Honeybees In Midwest

posted on February 28, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Dairy farmers and ranchers in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas can qualify for about $3 million to reseed pastures with alfalfa, clover and other plants appealing to both bees and livestock. Full Story

USDA Adds Foods To Moms And Kids Food Program

posted on February 28, 2014 at 1:24 PM

The changes to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, or WIC, will go into place by 2015. Full Story

Plan Seeks Phosphorus Cuts To Stop Lake Erie Algae

posted on February 28, 2014 at 12:08 PM

The report largely blames the algae's resurgence on manure and chemical fertilizer from farms. Full Story

Report: Keystone Contractor Followed Federal Rules

posted on February 28, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Environmental groups have criticized the State Department's hiring of ERM, saying the firm should be disqualified because of its previous work for TransCanada. Full Story

Company Recalls 16 Varieties Of Cheese After Death

posted on February 28, 2014 at 11:52 AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the cheeses produced by Roos Foods of Kenton, Del., are linked to a listeria outbreak. Full Story

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