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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!
  • Foodbank feeds 200 in Newport News Southeast Community

    NEWPORT NEWS — Teresa King has to catch a bus or ask a friend for a ride every time she wants to buy fresh produce for herself and her 2-year-old granddaughter. But Friday, King and 200 others living in the Southeast Community "food desert" had...

    USDA Reminds Farmers to Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1

    Farmers need to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form with their local USDA Service Center by June 1, in order to remain eligible, or to become eligible for crop insurance premium support, according to a news...

    EPA cuts mandates for ethanol with renewables quota

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed cutting the quotas for the use of renewable fuels in gasoline, lowering the mandate for corn ethanol this year and next from the 15 billion gallons required by law. After delaying rules for...

    Va.'s Natural Bridge Zoo to reopen after permit reinstated

    Regulators have reinstated the Natural Bridge Zoo's state permit to exhibit wild animals after problems cited in an inspection were corrected. Media outlets report the zoo along U.S. Route 11 in Rockbridge County plans to reopen on Saturday. The...