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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!
  • 2nd western Minnesota turkey farm hit by bird flu outbreak

    A second Minnesota turkey farm has been struck by a form of bird flu that's deadly to poultry and will lose 66,000 birds, state and federal officials said Friday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said the virus hit a flock of 22,000 turkeys at a...

    Program brings free breakfasts, lunches to schoolchildren

    Hammond and Gary public schools are two of the few school districts in the region to participate in the Community Eligibility Program, which allows a district to feed school children breakfast and lunch for free. The Community Eligibility Program, called...

    2 exotic termites find love in Florida, worrying researchers

    2 exotic termites find love in Florida, worrying researchers
    Two particularly hungry, exotic termite species apparently have found love halfway around the world and, as with so many other Florida hook-ups, the results are disturbing. Asian and Formosan subterranean termites are two of the most destructive termite...

    Catholic Charities West Virginia to assist with food stamps

    Catholic Charities West Virginia has launched a free program to assist people in applying for food stamps. Catholic Charities was awarded an outreach grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which oversees the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...