U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

USDA Forecast A Second Year of Decline for U.S. Soybean Exports

The USDA’s July WASDE report placed additional attention on trade and soybeans as the agency provided its first measure for sizing-up potential Trade War impacts. Most notably, the USDA dramatically reduced its soybean exports forecast for the 2018/2019 marketing year by 11%. The forecast change …

Exports

KDA food safety resources now available in Chinese

<b>KDA</b><b></b> MANHATTAN — In an effort to expand educational service to retail food establishments, the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s food safety and …

Agriculture

Watershed development projects lagging behind badly

Irrigation projects of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) may have taken the spotlight in the Prime Minister’s speech during Friday’s …

India News

With White House’s support, Kemp turns up heat on Cagle

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle tried to minimize the damage to his race for governor after President Donald Trump’s endorsement of his rival. The White House …

Republicans

Shocking footage shows massive wildfire raging near Yosemite National Park

Shocking photos and footage reveal the terrifying damage that rampant wildfires have done to a forest near Yosemite National Park.<p>The raging fire in …

National Parks

N West farmers exceed their maize target - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

North West farmers have produced more than 16 000 tons of maize this year. The production rate has exceeded the province’s set target by 14 000 …

Agriculture

Hungry-Man Chicken Wings Recalled Due To Contamination

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | Twitter(KDKA) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service issued yet another public health …

mashed potatoes

Americans have no idea how many calories are in a taco salad

Americans are actually pretty good at counting calories. According to a new survey from Morning Consult, people tend to be, on average, just 110 calories off when estimating calories for items at popular restaurants.<p>But for certain dishes, Americans have serious blind spots. People are way off when …

Ice Cream

MS-Sen: Cory Booker calls Mississippi election biggest ‘game changer’ in the nation

Cory Booker, a rising Democrat who could be a contender for the 2020 presidential nomination, said the Mississippi Senate special election is possibly the most important in the nation, Mississippi Today reported.<p>Booker was in Mississippi to raise money for Democratic candidate Mike Espy, who was …

Conservative View

Additional Evacuations Ordered For Ferguson Fire Near Yosemite

MARIPOSA COUNTY (CBS13) — New evacuations for the Anderson Valley Area have been ordered due to the Ferguson Fire.<p>The US Department of Agriculture …

Red Cross

Kentucky GOP grapples with Trump tariffs | McClatchy Washington Bureau

Republican voters in Rep. James Comer’s conservative Kentucky district are staunch fans of President Donald Trump, unfazed by his seeming coziness …

Tariffs

Farmers not ready for paddy cultivation

TIRUNELVELI<p>Though storage level in the reservoirs of the district is so comfortable this year, thanks to the active southwest monsoon in the …

Farming

North Dakota ethanol plant looks to commercial fish market

A company that runs corn ethanol plants in North Dakota is looking into using barley for biofuel and a feed product for commercial fisheries.<p>The …

Biofuel

Residents grateful to farmers who helped control fire

Video<p>SHERMAN COUNTY, Ore. (KOIN) -- At a community meeting Saturday, residents affected by the Substation Fire had a chance to thank those who helped …

Portland, OR

Policy decision soon on encashment of cheques in absentia

The Telangana government will shortly take a policy decision on facilitating encashment of cheques by farmers in absentia, including NRIs, under Rytu …

Business (India)

USDA Scientists Have Been Put On Lockdown Under Trump

Though the terse internal note did not explicitly mention the new presidential administration, department scientists around the country interpreted …

EPA

How the World Cup Made Eggs More Expensive in Indonesia

A rally in egg prices in Indonesia to the highest in at least two years on lower supplies and good demand during the FIFA World Cup has prompted the …

Eggs

Barnaby Joyce attacks live sheep export ‘zealots’ at heated rally of WA farmers in Katanning

Barnaby Joyce has issued a rallying call to defend Australia’s live export trade to a crowd of about 1000 farmers in Western Australia’s south, after …

Forestry

Canadian agriculture ministers briefed on trade-war contingency plan

VANCOUVER — Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay emphasized the importance of the provinces working together as an escalating trade war …

Halifax

Millionaire Democratic Candidate Supported Population Control With Big Donations

3:15 PM 07/20/2018<p>Pennsylvania Democratic Congressional candidate Scott Wallace is also a multi-millionaire who lavishes donations on population …

Conservative View

There are 130,880 hungry kids in Tarrant County — and some are ‘too proud’ to eat

In the heart of North Richland Hills, hungry children are welcome.<p>Signs urge them to eat: “No Cost Summer MEALS” and “KIDS EAT HERE FREE.”<p>Volunteers …

Dallas

Workshop on zoonotic diseases in Pakistan concluded

ISLAMABAD, Jul 20 (APP):A five-day workshop was concluded here Friday to focus on zoonotic diseases of national and international significance, …

Public Health

Politicians ask for federal aid to help farmers affected by wildfires

Top Oregon Democrats are calling for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide emergency relief to farmers who have been affected by the state's …

Forests

Andrew Wheeler must reverse damage to American heartland

The newly minted acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Andrew Wheeler, is a seasoned regulator who knows the issues and …

Scott Pruitt

Fashion Industry Slavery Survivor Turned Movement Leader to Receive 2018 Fashion for Freedom Award

<b>Mississippi:</b> The official registration and financial information of Free the Slaves may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office …

New Jersey

Animal rights group to protest elk's death at Lagoon park

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An animal rights group plans to protest outside the northern Utah amusement park Lagoon this weekend in response to the death …

Rights & Freedoms

Exotic Longhorned Tick Discovered In Bergen County

County officials did not specify exactly when and where the tick was discovered.<p>The rare and exotic Longhorned tick was found in Bergen County …

New Jersey

Trudeau Says Canada 'Committed' To NAFTA Amid Rumblings Of U.S.-Mexico Deal

He says they're continuing discussions with the two countries.<p>OTTAWA — Despite fresh rumblings of a bilateral deal between the United States and …

Canada

Assistance available for seniors from Houston Food Bank

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>The Houston Food Bank is dedicated to filling pantries in greater Houston and the 18 southeast Texas counties it serves, from …

San Francisco Bay Area

Fisheries BEE spat a ‘red herring’ | Cape Argus

Cape Town - The call for transformation in the fishing industry is turning into a war of words between the National Department of Agriculture, …

Cape Town