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Climate change brings heat, mosquitoes, other summer dangers

...poison ivy is one that responds really well to it, said Dr. Lewis Ziska, a plant physiologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture who has studied the impact of climate change for about 25 years. It also causes the plants to produce a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-01/climate-change-brings-heat-m
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE AP...

...Service, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and is subject to...and regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture which provide that no...letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office...

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54 defendants charged in $18 million food stamp fraud scheme in Georgia

...their fraud upon the WIC and Food Stamp programs.Karen Citzen-Wilcox, the special agent in charge of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of Inspector General, said the investigation and prosecution "should send a strong zero-tolerance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-10/54-defendants-charged-18-mill
Welfare Nation: "Farm Bill" is what's wrong with America

...and grape soda was created in the late 1930s for poor people to purchase food considered "surplus" by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. President Johnson made it part of his "Great Society" in 1964 and it's been hanging around ever since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-05-25/welfare-na
George Kelly

...fluently. After graduating from the University of Georgia Law School, he practiced as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Agriculture before entering the Foreign Service in 1960. During a career that spanned 26 years, he served at diplomatic...

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Grants available to support, expand summer meal programs

...or create a backpack program that sends children home with meals for the weekend.Grants, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the amount of $4,000 to $20,000, can be used for food preparation, equipment, supplies, storage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-03/grants-available-support-expa
Local growers don't count on profit from farmers markets

...Adderson said. "I think that's what you would say about everybody that's out here."According to U.S. Department of Agriculture research from 2011, the most current data, just 18 percent, or $877 million, of the nation's local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-04-23/local-growe
Business news

...Republicans to approve incentives the automaker is seeking to expand its lone U.S. assembly plant.THE U.S. DEPARTMENT of Agriculture announced a new $150 million program designed to provide investment capital to help small agriculture-related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-21/business-news
Bitter court feud over sweet Vidalia onions

...ensure the consumer can trust in that trademark."Bland said he was already boxing onions and meeting with U.S. Department of Agriculture inspectors Monday for his first shipment of the year.He said he typically ships up to 150,000 boxes during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-14/bitter-court-feud-over-sweet-
Virus killing million of pigs

...2.7 million to more than 6 million. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the die-off has had a hand in shrinking...outbreaks since the 1980s, has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to similarly vouch for animals shipped overseas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-08/virus-killing-million-pigs