Tucson Medical Center buys produce, allowing growers to expand crops with confidence.
Letters on groundbreaking expenses, nuclear treaty, electric car credit, opposing BPA theory.
Claims of government overreach impacting the sale of snow cones at after school fundraisers have been disputed by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service.
Will use $100,000 federal grant for program.
School lunch staff and students enjoy the new school lunch menu created to meet the new standards at the Yorkshire Elementary School in Manassas, Va., in September 2012.
WASHINGTON — Convenience stores will have to start stocking a variety of “staple foods” alongside the snacks and fountain drinks if they want to keep accepting food stamps, under a little-noticed section of the farm bill.
When Congress expanded the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2007, it did so with three important policy objectives in mind.
The following editorial appeared Tuesday in the Chicago Tribune :
Because farmers and ranchers in Arizona use irrigation, it is more of a challenge for them to prove harm from drought. To qualify for the emergency loans, they must have suffered a 30 percent crop or livestock loss.
PHOENIX - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated Pima, Maricopa and several other counties disaster areas due to drought that continued in 2011, making farmers and ranchers eligible for low-interest emergency loans.
The Tucson office of the Farm Service Agency is on a list for
closure by the USDA as part of a money-saving plan.