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17:30PM Jul 15, 2020

Dietary guidelines stress better diet for infants, toddlers

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Getting children under the age of two to consume a healthy diet with fruits and vegetables is critical to establish life-long habits.

07:59AM Jul 15, 2020

Officials remove Medfly quarantine in California County

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has removed a Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine in San Bernardino County, Calif.

Hands and soil
08:52AM Jul 14, 2020

John Phipps: Is it Time to Revive Set-Aside Programs for Agriculture?

John Phipps says until recently, the idea of reviving ways to idle acres was looking less unthinkable. With growing crop supplies, the revival of a set-aside program is now entering

12:31PM Jul 13, 2020

USDA schedules seminar on new CFAP commodities

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has scheduled a web seminar to discuss the new commodities added and price adjustments made to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.

15:30PM Jul 10, 2020

A Look at USDA’s Farmers to Families Boxes at the Food Pantry

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Thirty-five million food boxes have been delivered as part of USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program, as of July 10.

15:14PM Jul 10, 2020

Signal to Noise: A New Farm BIll in 2021?

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

Will Congress look to craft a new farm bill after the election?

10:57AM Jul 10, 2020

WASDE: Lower Corn Supplies on Due to Acreage Reduction

USDA
AgWeb Contributor

Corn production is forecast 995 million bushels lower based on reduced planted and harvested areas from the June 30 Acreage report. The national average corn yield is unchanged at 178.5