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USDA Announces Additional Food Safety Requirements, New Inspection System for Poultry Products

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced a critical step forward in making chicken and turkey products safer for Americans to eat.
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USDA Announces Grants to Community Partners to Create Jobs and Strengthen Small Rural Businesses

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA has selected 10 rural microenterprises to receive grants totaling $300,000 that will support job growth and business development in several rural communities.
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Greenhouse Gas Report to Assist Producers Facing Climate Challenges

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:00am
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today released a report that, for the first time, provides uniform scientific methods for quantifying the changes in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and carbon storage from various land management and conservation activities.
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