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U.S. Department of Agriculture

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  • Breastfeeding Support

    Breastfeeding Support
    A quarter of a million dollars... that's how much the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates it'll cost you to raise a child until they're 18 and that DOESN'T include college!
  • Serious strain of bird flu found in Minnesota turkey flock

    A strain of bird flu that's deadly to poultry has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock but the risk to humans is low, state and federal officials announced Thursday. It's the same highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian influenza that's...

    Ag grads are finding a bumper crop of job opportunities

    MINNEAPOLIS Adam Donkers and many of his friends at the University of Minnesota don't need to worry about jobs after graduating. They're majoring in agricultural sciences or agricultural business, and large and small companies are eager to hire them....

    Former Delaware ag secretary leads trade mission

    Federal officials say Delaware's former agriculture secretary is leading a government trade mission to Southeast Asia. Michael Scuse now serves as undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He will lead representatives from six state ag...

    Citrus industry really being squeezed in Florida

    Citrus industry really being squeezed in Florida
    As Florida's annual lawmaking session begins, state leaders are grappling with a bitter reality for the state's cash crop. Its very existence may be in jeopardy. "Our citrus industry is on the verge of collapse," State Sen. Bill Montford, D-Quincy,...