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Kansas State Approved to Conduct Bioscience Research With Potentially Dangerous Toxins

posted on May 28, 2010 at 3:05 PM

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) -After mounds of paperwork and months of preparation, Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute has been approved to conduct research projects using several dangerous agents. Full Story

U.S. Beef Ban Will Not Hurt Security Ties

posted on January 15, 2010 at 5:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP)--The senior U.S. diplomat for East Asia says that Taiwan's decision to ban some kinds of U.S. beef will not affect security ties. Full Story

Unguarded Paths Challenge Border Patrol

posted on October 26, 2007 at 8:10 PM

ALBURGH, Vt.(AP) — The United States ends where Blair Road becomes "Chemin 4eme Concession," Noyan, Quebec, but for someone headed north on the gravel road there is nothing to mark the divide other than two unobtrusive signs and a broken down... Full Story

Senators Compromise on Border Security

posted on July 27, 2007 at 8:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed Thursday to devote an additional $3 billion to gaining control over the U.S.-Mexico border. Full Story

Course to be Taught in Protecting the U.S. Food Supply

posted on October 20, 2006 at 8:10 PM

With a $2 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security, the University of Tennessee will create a new center to train communities and farmers to protect the U.S food supply from terrorists. Full Story

Biosecurity Best Defense Against Avian Flu

posted on July 28, 2006 at 8:07 PM

Biosecurity Best Defense Against Avian Flu
Avian influenza is a topic on every person's mind. The H5N1 strain has been spreading westward since it was first discovered in Southeast Asia in 2003. The Department of Agriculture is working with state and federal officials to prepare for the... Full Story

USDA Announces Conservation Security Program Sign-Up

posted on June 11, 2004 at 8:06 PM

USDA Announces Conservation Security Program Sign-Up
Eligible farmers and ranchers in 22 states can sign-up for the Conservation Security Program, or CSP beginning July 6th. Full Story

USDA Officials Testify in Senate Hearing on Conservation Security Program

posted on May 14, 2004 at 8:05 PM

USDA Officials Testify in Senate Hearing on Conservation Security Program
Authorized under the 2002 Farm Bill, CSP is the first federal agricultural conservation program to provide economic incentives for conservation efforts on working farmland. Full Story

USDA Announces CSP Guidelines

posted on May 7, 2004 at 8:05 PM

USDA Announces CSP Guidelines
CSP is the first federal agricultural conservation program that provides economic incentives for conservation efforts on working farmland. Full Story

Port Security Deal Reached

posted on April 23, 2004 at 8:04 PM

The United States and the European Union signed an agreement this week aimed at strengthening the security of cargo containers moving through seaports so that they can't be used to smuggle terrorists or their weapons. Full Story

USDA Predicts 15,000 CSP Contracts

posted on April 9, 2004 at 8:04 PM

USDA sources say the agency likely will sign 15,000 Conservation Security Program, or CSP, contracts during the first two years of the program. Full Story

Conservation Security Program Scrutiny

posted on February 13, 2004 at 8:02 PM

Conservation Security Program Scrutiny
Over the course of a five-year contract, farmers and ranchers who participate in the Conservation Security Program, or CSP, would receive incentive payments for improvements made to environmentally sensitive land. Full Story

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