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the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy)

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Clancy, Yongjie Ji, and GianCarlo Moschini, Iowa State University, and Paul Heisey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, "The Roots of Agricultural Innovation: Evidence from Patents"
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Economic Information Bulletin No.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) "became aware of the problem during the course of an ongoing investigation of a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis involving 33 case-patients from seven states," including Massachusetts, according to the press release.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, February 12, 2010
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, www.ars.usda.gov.
Margaret Bogle, executive director of the Delta Obesity Prevention Research Unit for the U.S. Department of Agriculture;
Now skeptics have new ammunition, because the Cornucopia Institute has filed a legal complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture accusing Wal-Mart of selling non-organic food products as organic.
Mike Berst, sales manager for King Orchards, notes that at least some of the information the FDA seeks to censor came from another organization local farmers are quite familiar with: the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A recent study by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that 30 percent of teens skip breakfast--the most important meal of the day.
Kevin Kuczynski, a nutritionist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, says these teens should change their ways.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing to simplify its crop insurance program by eliminating five plans of insurance and replacing them with one.
He also describes the 1920s fashion shows they organized in the schools (in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture) to teach schoolgirls what kind of ready-made clothing to buy for themselves, and their future families.
However, by generating a distinctive immune response, the new vaccines might "allow us to differentiate infected birds [from vaccinated birds] in the population," says veterinarian David Swayne of the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Athens, Ga., who coauthored the U.S.
The United States produces approximately 8.5 billion broiler chickens annually (U.S. Department of Agriculture 2004), providing an unprecedented range of relatively low cost meat products for consumers worldwide.
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