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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!
  • US funds to Va. totaling $1.75 million aimed at bay

    Virginia is receiving $1.75 million in federal funds to support the cleanup of the Chesapeake Bay. Announced Thursday by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the funding is through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Regional Conservation Partnership Program....

    USDA will look into beluga death at SeaWorld

     USDA will look into beluga death at SeaWorld
    A federal agency will look into the death of a beluga whale at SeaWorld Orlando last week to see if the park violated any parts of the Animal Welfare Act. United States Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Tanya Espinosa said in an email the agency...

    5 tips for eco-friendly gardening

    5 tips for eco-friendly gardening
    As the season approaches for cleaning up flowerbeds and planting vegetable gardens, you may love the idea of all the blooms or produce you’ll create but dread the annual fight for control over weeds. There’s no need to go wild on chemicals...

    U.S. needs to rework its byzantine food safety system

    U.S. needs to rework its byzantine food safety system
    The job of keeping our food wholesome has become more difficult as food itself has become more complicated. Because processed foods include ingredients from many sources, it is hard to trace the origin of pathogens. A package of ground beef, for instance,...