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March 16, 2017
Trump wants 21 percent USDA budget cut; food, rural water hit
March 16, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2017
The Beef Products Inc headquarters is pictured in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota on November 19, 2012. REUTERS/Lane Hickenbottom
ABC Broadcasting ordered to face defamation trial over 'Pink Slime' reports
March 15, 2017 - 12:07pm
March 2, 2017
The U.S. Department of Agriculture building in Washington. Wikipedia Commons
Under pressure, USDA restores some abused animal reports to website
March 2, 2017 - 3:44pm
A Minnesota DNR employee removes lymph nodes from a white-tailed deer at a registration station to test for chronic wasting disease. Minnesota DNR photo.
No chronic wasting disease in latest test results: Herds in Brainerd and Mountain Iron released from quarantine
March 2, 2017 - 9:43am
February 27, 2017
A crew from the Grand Forks Street Dept. patches potholes along Lincoln Drive Monday.   photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Column: What's a family farm?
February 27, 2017 - 11:00am
February 21, 2017
Amanda Freund displays the "Cow Pots" made from manure at her family's Connecticut dairy farm Thursday during an appearance in Willmar. Freund, a speaker at the Women in Agriculture Networking conference, spoke about entrepreneurship and value-added opportunities on the farm. (Carolyn Lange / Tribune)
Women bring new voice to agriculture
February 21, 2017 - 5:59am
February 15, 2017
USDA looks at size, profits of family farms
February 15, 2017 - 4:07pm
September 8, 2016
A Prince Georges County fire investigator works Tuesday amidst the smoking wreckage of a U.S. Department of Agriculture facility, closed last week due to threats, which burned down at the USDA facilities outside of Washington in Beltsville, Maryland.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg
No initial sign of crime in USDA building fire in Md.
September 8, 2016 - 12:21pm
August 30, 2016
USDA closes offices in five states after anonymous threats
August 30, 2016 - 3:45pm
August 24, 2016
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
August 24, 2016 - 7:52pm
August 23, 2016
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
August 23, 2016 - 7:54pm
November 17, 2015
A monarch butterfly lays eggs on a leaf. Monarch populations have been declining for two decades. (ELLEN STARR/NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE BIOLOGIST)
Feds offer Minnesota farmers money to help save monarch butterfly
November 17, 2015 - 9:44am
August 21, 2015
Pro Farmer pegs smaller corn, bean crops than USDA
August 21, 2015 - 10:03pm
July 7, 2015
Vaccine not at top of federal avian flu response plan
July 7, 2015 - 11:03pm
June 22, 2015
Dr. Montserrat Torremorell, D.V.M. is an animal health expert with the University of Minnesota. She was part of a team researching whether airborne transmission of avian flu is possible. It is, though they need more research to determine whether infection occurred in that manner.
Chasing the avian flu virus: Research shows airborne transmission is a possibility
June 22, 2015 - 12:01am