Tags » USDA

Good news, it's OK to starve your kids

*This is what happens when I am all the way out of post ideas and have five minutes to kill.

I rarely agree with anything the government says but, I have to admit, they… 465 more words

Blog

USDA Study: Milk Will Get More Expensive

In the U.S., climate change is likely to increase average daily temperatures and the frequency of heat waves. Dairy cows are particularly sensitive to heat stress and, according to a new USDA study, by 2030, milk production will have lowered to the point that additional economic costs will exceed $100 million per year.

44 more words
Agriculture

Hailstorm Destroys Crops in Colorado

EXTREME WEATHER & CLIMATIC EVENTS
HAILSTORM
CROP DISASTERS
SCENARIOS  444, 178, 111, 066
.

Crop Disaster Declared for Colorado Counties due to Hailstorm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared crop disasters for six counties in the state of Colorado due to damages and losses caused by a hailstorm that occurred on July 16, 2014. 253 more words

Global Disasters

Drought Destroys Crops in Georgia, Florida

EXTREME WEATHER & CLIMATIC EVENTS
DROUGHT
CROP DISASTERS
SCENARIOS  444, 111, 100, 03, 02
.

Drought Crop Disaster declared for 19 counties across two states… 290 more words

Global Disasters

Student’s Photo of Skimpy Michelle O School Lunch Sparks Outrage

Fox News: Lunch meat, a couple of crackers, a slice of cheese and two pieces of cauliflower qualified as lunch in Chickasha (Oklahoma) Public Schools Monday. 143 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

Customs Agents in Buffalo Intercept Invasive Tortricid Moth

Last week an entomologist from the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Lewiston Bridge border crossing in Buffalo, NY have intercepted an invasive moth called… 193 more words

Entomology News

Everything Wrong With Our "National Food Policy" in One Article

A piece of reporting on Washington Post’s Wonkblog Monday highlights and exacerbates many of the problems with the way the United States government treats commerce in meat products (and food generally). 2,516 more words