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2015-04-13 16:22:20

211 volunteers donated 8,180 hours to benefit conservation projects and efforts throughout California DAVIS, Calif., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation

2014-12-17 12:23:15

DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California's agricultural landscape received a healthy boost of conservation in fiscal year 2014.

2014-05-09 16:21:45

DAVIS, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now accepting applications for Agricultural Land Easements (ALE) through the new

2008-09-01 09:00:15

By Stephen Speckman Deseret News Except for an overridden veto by President Bush, the $290 billion farm bill quietly passed through Congress this past summer, with funds expected to last for five years. If you're like most people, the news didn't become dinner table fodder.

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2008-05-22 08:10:00

Democrats are picking up the pieces after an embarrassing technical gaffe that delayed a triumphant rejection of President Bush's veto of a massive farm bill.

2006-05-08 14:14:57

By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The outmoded U.S. crop subsidy system should be replaced by a farm safety net that pays farmers and ranchers for land stewardship and protects their income through crop insurance and similar devices, an activist group said on Monday.

2006-05-08 09:03:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress should rewrite U.S. farm subsidy law dramatically to encourage land stewardship and protect farm income by "revenue-based risk management systems" that would replace an automatic spigot into the U.S.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.