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A Farm and Restaurant Program that Helps Foster Kids Succeed

A FARM AND RESTAURANT PROGRAM THAT HELPS FOSTER KIDS SUCCEED

By the time Will Nash got to the Hart Community Homes in Fullerton, California, he'd temporarily lived-and lost placement-in 19 foster...

QUALITY ASSURANCE COORDINATOR

Primary responsibility is to maintain the “Global Quality System” of LSG Skychefs and LHI to ensure the Customer Service Center is...

 
 
 
Tasting The California Coastline through Wine

TASTING THE CALIFORNIA COASTLINE THROUGH WINE

What lies between San Francisco and Los Angeles on the California coast? Agriculture, a ton of history and of course, wine. Take a...

Sustainable agricultural developer pledges $1M investment in southwest Georgia

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPER PLEDGES $1M INVESTMENT IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

Forquímica, a developer of sustainable agricultural products based in Brazil, will create 80 jobs and invest $1 million in a manufacturing...

 
 
 
INFOSAN involved in fipronil, fake rice and Salmonella events

INFOSAN INVOLVED IN FIPRONIL, FAKE RICE AND SALMONELLA EVENTS

An international food safety entity responded to more than 80 incidents over a two-year period, according to a report. The International...

Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops 2014 Launched in Beijing; Media Conferences Held in Asian Countries

GLOBAL STATUS OF COMMERCIALIZED BIOTECH/GM CROPS 2014 LAUNCHED IN BEIJING; MEDIA CONFERENCES HELD IN ASIAN COUNTRIES

Since 1996, during the first year of commercialization of biotech crops, ISAAA has released the annual “Global Status of Commercialized...

 
 
 

SOIL HEALTH COORDINATOR

**GRANT-FUNDED THROUGH JUNE 30, 2023** The Soil Health Coordinator is responsible for administering the Indian Creek Soil Health Partnership...

NC farmers struggle with government shutdown

NC FARMERS STRUGGLE WITH GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Farmers all over the country depend on the FSA, which is part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, for information, and they haven't...

 
 
 
Weekend reading: A view of how to feed the world sustainably

WEEKEND READING: A VIEW OF HOW TO FEED THE WORLD SUSTAINABLY

The World Resources Institute has a new report on how to feed the world in a way that is sustainable. The report is based on the premise...

RECOMBINATION OF ECOLOGICALLY AND EVOLUTIONARILY SIGNIFICANT LOCI MAINTAINS GENETIC COHESION IN THE PSEUDOMONAS SYRINGAE SPECIES COMPLEX

Abstract Background Pseudomonas syringae is a highly diverse bacterial species complex capable of causing a wide range of serious diseases...

 
 
 
The Bronx City Park is Making Public Land Forage-Friendly

THE BRONX CITY PARK IS MAKING PUBLIC LAND FORAGE-FRIENDLY

Urban noise blankets a section of the South Bronx along the narrow Bronx River. Dense evening traffic blares on the Bruckner and Sheridan...

Faces of Food Safety: Meet Sheila McMillan of FSIS

FACES OF FOOD SAFETY: MEET SHEILA MCMILLAN OF FSIS

Contributed Editor's note: This is a recent installment in a series of employee profiles published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's...

 
 
 

SILENCING AN ESSENTIAL GENE INVOLVED IN INFESTATION AND DIGESTION IN GRAIN APHID THROUGH PLANT‐MEDIATED RNA INTERFERENCE GENERATES APHID‐RESISTANT WHEAT PLANTS

Abstract Aphids are major agricultural pests which cause significant yield losses of crop plants each year by inflicting damage, both...

4 Facts About Using Genetics in Pursuit of a More Perfect Christmas Tree

4 FACTS ABOUT USING GENETICS IN PURSUIT OF A MORE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TREE

What will your Christmas gifts be placed under this year? A Fraser fir? A Douglas fir? An artificial tree? While some individuals love...

 
 
 
Sidestepping Congress, Trump Administration Proposes More Work Rules For Food Stamps

SIDESTEPPING CONGRESS, TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES MORE WORK RULES FOR FOOD STAMPS

The Agriculture Department wants to limit states' ability to apply for exemption waivers. It wants more able-bodied people to work...

Indigenous Peoples Paving the Way: IFAD Preparatory Meeting in Nairobi

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES PAVING THE WAY: IFAD PREPARATORY MEETING IN NAIROBI

From November 19 - 23, the International Fund for Agricultural Development hosted the Africa Indigenous Peoples Preparatory Meeting...

 
 
 
My Little Tommy: 1940

MY LITTLE TOMMY: 1940

October 1940. "Mr. Thomas Festa, Italian FSA client with his horse on his farm two miles out of Newtown, Connecticut." Medium format...

Trencherman's Lunch: 1940

TRENCHERMAN'S LUNCH: 1940

October 1940. "Lunch hour at one of the farms of the Woodman Potato Co. All of the pickers and field laborers eat in this converted...

 
 
 
Second flavor of Inspired Organics butter positive for Listeria; recalled in 12 states

SECOND FLAVOR OF INSPIRED ORGANICS BUTTER POSITIVE FOR LISTERIA; RECALLED IN 12 STATES

Four days after initiating a recall of organic sunflower butter because of Listeria monocytogenes, Inspired Organics is recalling another...

A Sweet Sequence: Sugarcane Genome Assembly After Five-Year Collaborative Effort

A SWEET SEQUENCE: SUGARCANE GENOME ASSEMBLY AFTER FIVE-YEAR COLLABORATIVE EFFORT

It took nearly 20 years until the technology was right, and five years of hard graft by more than 100 scientists from 16 institutions,...