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Natural foods retailer to farmers: Let cows graze

posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Cows should be outside. That's the position of a Colorado-based grocery store chain that recently announced it will carry only dairy products from farms where cows graze in pastures. Full Story

Scholars map city food gardens with Google Earth

posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:15 PM

Backyard and vacant lot gardens play a large part in Chicago's total food production. Full Story

USDA Celebrates 150 Years of Helping People

posted on January 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM

USDA Celebrates 150 Years of Helping People
One year into the Civil War, additional Union troops were rushed to Washington D.C. to protect the nation's capitol from rapidly advancing Confederate forces. With his back against the wall, President Abraham Lincoln struggled to unite a... Full Story

Judge: Texas firm must pay disabled workers $1.4M

posted on September 21, 2012 at 4:15 PM

A federal judge has ruled that a Texas company must pay disabled workers at an Iowa turkey plant $1.37 million dollars in back pay. Full Story

Food Price Hike Likely After Long Drought

posted on July 6, 2012 at 1:23 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The drought that's hitting much of the Midwest this summer will hit consumers in the pocketbook by next year, Purdue agricultural experts said Thursday. The persistent hot, dry weather has hit farm production in Indiana, the... Full Story

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