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Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

...other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes.In a new report, the Agriculture Department said staffing for fighting fires has more than doubled since 1998. Meanwhile, the number of workers who manage...
Japan suspends imports - modified wheat found

...on an Oregon farm.The Agriculture Department announced the discovery...more information from the Agriculture Department as it investigates the discovery...other states in 2005.The Agriculture Department said the genetically engineered...
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USDA gives $310 million for rural broadband projects

WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department is handing out nearly $310...Adelstein, who heads the Agriculture Department's Rural Utilities Service...projects across the country. The Agriculture Department will award a total of $2...
First lady to host 3rd kids' recipe challenge

...territories are invited to submit an original recipe for a healthy, affordable and tasty lunch. Recipes must follow Agriculture Department guidelines for a healthful meal and fruits and vegetables must make up about half of the plate or recipe.Recipes...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department sparred Tuesday with representatives...Archives WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department sparred Tuesday with representatives...Online WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department sparred Tuesday with representatives...
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WASHINGTON - The Agriculture Department sparred Tuesday with representatives of its meat inspectors over whether a new system for overseeing packing plants has improved...
Outside editorial: Ending hunger - by renaming it, that is

...Post: Sound off on the important issues at The Agriculture Department has taken what you might call the Scarlett O'Hara...have enough money to get more. At least the Agriculture Department doesn't have jurisdiction over national monuments...
Mad cow's meat in state

...including Alaska - and one territory, but still poses no health risk, Agriculture Department officials said Sunday. Dr. Kenneth Petersen, an Agriculture Department veterinarian, said investigators have determined that some of the meat...
30 pounds of beef recalled in Alaska in mad cow case

...what company in Alaska received the meat. An Agriculture Department spokesman in Washington, D.C., said the...would have been different," he said. Web link Agriculture Department:
White House agrees to timber supply for Ketchikan plant

...announced after a meeting at the Capitol on Wednesday between Alaska U.S. Sens. Frank Murkowski and Ted Stevens, Agriculture Department officials and White House Chief of Staff John Podesta. The deal will give Ketchikan Pulp one more harvest season...


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