Health Benefits of Cow Milk

Cow milk seems to be everywhere, and is often taken for granted, but it has many important health benefits for humans, including its ability to boost the immune system, reduce fat, protect the heart, prevent diabetes, eliminate inflammation, build strong bones and teeth, aid in weight loss, and help stimulate growth. Cow Milk No matter […]

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It’s More Than Just Chickens—It’s About Feeding My Family

People across the country are fighting for the right to provide for their families with gardens and small backyard livestock. My family is one of those affected, and the new laws are taking the food off my children’s plates. This is our story.

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Wheat scab warning may be too late

Pennsylvania Ag Department’s wheat scab warning may be too late if wheat heads are already flowering or finished. See following recommendations.

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Statement from Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on the Latest Quarterly Agricultural Trade Forecast

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2016 – American farmers and ranchers continue to compete and win in foreign markets. Even in today’s environment of lower commodity prices, abundant global supplies and a strong U.S. dollar, exports remain a key pillar supporting U.S. agriculture and rural communities.

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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Make First Official Visit to Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, May 26, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will make his first official visit to Puerto Rico where he will highlight the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ongoing commitment to addressing food security and rural opportunity in the Commonwealth.

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