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Federal eateries join effort to curb animal antibiotic use

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:41 PM

President Barack Obama's effort to curb the use of antibiotics in animals raised for meat is starting with his own employees. Full Story

Agriculture Secretary Says Rural America Becoming Less Relevant, Needs A More Positive Message

posted on December 14, 2012 at 3:53 PM

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has some harsh words for rural America: It’s “becoming less and less relevant,” he says. Full Story

Bugs may be resistant to genetically modified corn

posted on December 30, 2011 at 3:46 PM

One of the nation's most widely planted crops - a genetically engineered corn plant that makes its own insecticide - may be losing its effectiveness because a major pest appears to be developing resistance more quickly than scientists expected. Full Story

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