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2010-11-14 10:32:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Times and numerous media outlets this past week have inaccurately reported on the nation's farmer-funded dairy promotion program. Much of the reporting is fundamentally wrong.

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2010-11-05 13:02:51

A team of researchers are planning to try and help dairy farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions like methane.

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2010-11-04 11:40:55

A common roadside plant could have the right stuff to become a new source of biofuel, according to US Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies.

2010-10-22 19:46:43

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are developing vaccines to help protect healthy farm-raised catfish against key diseases.

2010-10-21 16:52:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) Vice President, Environment and Aviation Policy, Billy M Glover, issued the following statement in the wake of today's announcement by the U.S.

2010-10-21 11:55:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 104,000 Americans could lose their jobs if a new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulatory proposal is finalized, according to a study conducted by John Dunham and Associates and commissioned by the American Meat Institute (AMI).

2010-10-21 08:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Earth Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GETG), is pleased to announce that the U.S.

2010-10-12 16:59:05

Winter canola might soon be the crop of choice for Pacific Northwest farmers, thanks to research by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and their partners.

2010-10-08 09:34:00

CORAPEAKE, N.C., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Contrary to a report in today's Virginian-Pilot, a comprehensive investigation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) of NC-based Professional Laboratory and Research Services (PLRS) has found no evidence of animal neglect or abuse.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.