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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!
  • Corn on the Fourth of July? Thank Georgia

    Corn on the Fourth of July? Thank Georgia
    Fresh sweet corn is as much a part of July 4 festivities as fireworks. But it most likely won't be homegrown corn you're eating this holiday weekend, whether you get it from a big supermarket or a pop-up roadside stand. The Fourth of July is the...

    Florida Panhandle zoo owners say violations have been fixed

    The owners of a Florida Panhandle zoo are responding to a federal complaint accusing them of failing to properly care for their animals. In a statement this week to the Northwest Florida Daily News (http://bit.ly/1LK7OiK ), Gulf Breeze Zoo owner Eric...

    Lawmaker fears wild animal ruling may threaten public safety

    A court ruling that eliminated Indiana's authority over wild animals kept as pets such as lions and tigers could threaten public safety by increasing the chance of dangerous animals escaping from their owners, a state lawmaker said Thursday. Sen. Mike...

    Federal government to step up bird flu monitoring this fall

    The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest. The U.S. Department of...