By Charlie Spiering | 10/30/13 03:28 PM
First lady Michelle Obama teamed up with "Sesame Street" characters to promote fruits and vegetables to children on Wednesday.
By Associated Press | 10/30/13 01:25 PM
A trip down the grocery store produce aisle could soon feel like a stroll down "Sesame Street." Under an agreement being announced Wednesday at the White House, the nonprofit organization behind the popular children's educational program will allow the produce industry to use Elmo, Big Bird...
By Associated Press | 10/29/13 09:24 AM
ATLANTA — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will visit Atlanta to promote President Obama's health care overhaul.
By Bloomberg_News | 10/28/13 07:08 PM
Ethanol tumbled, widening the discount to gasoline, as cheaper corn enabled distillers to boost production of the biofuel. The spread widened 7.38 cents to 79.99 cents a gallon, the biggest one-day expansion since Oct. 4. Pratt Energy said Oct. 24 that it restarted operations at a plant that...
By Ashe Schow | 10/28/13 01:53 PM
First Lady Michelle Obama will invite school children to the annual fall harvest of the White House kitchen garden, despite the garden's vegetables rotting during the government shutdown. A spokesman for the first lady said she will join Sesame Street’s Elmo and Rosita Oct. 30, along with...
By Mary Clare Jalonick | 10/28/13 09:06 AM
The fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. But there could be unintended consequences if no agreement is reached: higher milk prices.
By Paul Bedard | 10/28/13 08:56 AM
Honey production from the nation’s troubled bee industry has nosed-dived again this year, leading officials to predict that 2013 will record the smallest honey crop in history — and higher prices as a result.
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By Associated Press | 10/26/13 08:44 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In his campaign for agriculture commissioner, Eric Opiela's big issue is water and property rights, and he says there is no reason why anyone should have to compromise how much they consume. The problem, he contends, is government regulations. A water and property rights...
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