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New USDA portal enables farmers, ranchers to request conservation assistance online

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that farmers, ranchers and private forest landowners can now do business with U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) through a new online portal.

Bird flu threatens fair season

Friday, May 22, 2015

Poultry exhibits at several state and county fairs have been canceled this year in the wake of the largest-ever bird flu outbreak in the nation,

Five more chicken flocks in Midwest with bird flu; 37 million birds affected

Friday, May 22, 2015

Five more flocks in Iowa and Nebraska have been confirmed with highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza (HPAI).

Ohio dairy judging team to compete in Europe

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Ohio 4-H dairy judging team will represent the state in Europe.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of May 21, 2015:

Thursday, May 21, 2015

A roundup of FFA news.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 21, 2015:

Thursday, May 21, 2015

A roundup of 4-H news.

Australian nonprofit’s new food pyramid offers clarity about nutrition

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Nutrition Australia’s food pyramid depicts actual foods that fit in each category, unlike USDA’s MyPlate graphic.

Scientists confirm that Midwest floods are occurring more frequently

Monday, May 18, 2015

ARLINGTON, Va. —  The U.S. Midwest region and surrounding states have endured increasingly more frequent floods during the last half-century, according to results of a new study. Iowa researchers The researchers, affiliated with the University of Iowa (UI) and funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), based their findings on daily records collected by the […]

USDA issues order to stop to Merlin L. Garver

Monday, May 18, 2015

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration entered into a consent decision with Merlin L. Garver, Inc. and Merlin Jan Garver, Wooster, Ohio March 21. Livestock purchase An Administrative Law Judge ordered Merlin L. Garver, Inc. and Merlin Jan Garver to cease and desist from: Agreeing or otherwise arranging […]

Equine Lyme Disease: New Bolton Center offers new evaluation package

Monday, May 18, 2015

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. — The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center now offers a comprehensive Equine Lyme Disease Evaluation package designed to find the answer to an often complex diagnostic puzzle. Board-certified specialists in internal medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, and sports medicine work as a team to find the answer to the […]


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