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Stink bug. (Credit: Susan Ellis – Invasive.org)

Exploding Bug Population Stinking up Maryland Farms

Farmers in Maryland are smelling a resurgence in the area’s stink bug population this year.

10/08/2012

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

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.

09/26/2012

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USDA Buys $170 Million Of Meat To Help Drought-Stricken Farmers

The government, including the USDA, will buy up to $170 million worth of pork, lamb, chicken and catfish to help drought-stricken farmers, the White House said Monday as President Barack Obama brought his re-election campaign to rural voters in Iowa.

08/13/2012

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E-mails Show White House Had Input On Ouster Of USDA Employee Following Supposedly Racist Remarks

White House officials were in close contact with the Agriculture Department in the hours leading up to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s decision to fire USDA employee Shirley Sherrod in 2010

03/08/2012

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USDA Updating Twitter Accounts To Be State Specific

The USDA is getting more technologically savvy with it’s Twitter policies. The agency has added state-specific Twitter accounts to more directly deliver the information that is important to you.

03/07/2012

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