Department of Agriculture
A nationwide drought, the worst to hit the U.S. in decades, has lowered water levels along the Mississippi River, threatening barge traffic.
In the category of “you can find almost anything on the Internet,” the Missouri Department of Agriculture has created an online directory of more than 6,400 unique brands used to mark livestock in the state.
In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
A farmers’ market program in Springfield has been honored with an award by the state Department of Agriculture.
If the sweat on your brow wasn’t proof enough, the Illinois Water Survey confirms that, indeed, June was extremely hot.
Together taking in $109 million, or more than one-third of the $308 million in aid from Department of Agriculture.
Higher corn prices have pushed overall food inflation up this year. Corn is an ingredient in everything from animal feed to cereal to soft drinks.
Direct sales to consumers almost doubled in the past two decades, from about $650 million in the early 1990s to about $1.2 billion these days.
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