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USDA official to visit mobile farmer's market

A top official in the U.S. Department of Agriculture is visiting a mobile farmer's market in northern Virginia to promote distribution of fresh, local produce in underserved communities.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 02:02pm EDT

Tags: usda, farmer

Cost of raising a child adds up

A middle-income family can expect to pay $234,000 to raise a kid born last year to the age of 18, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Friday - 06/15/2012, 07:03am EDT

Tags: usda, Neal Augenstein, cost of children

Parenting costs big bucks

The USDA has released new data that show a baby born in 2010 will cost about $287,000 to raise.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 05:53am EDT

Tags: parenting, bob kur, usda

Pink slime beef not found in Anne Arundel schools

Officially it's known as lean, finely textured beef. But the product better known now to consumers as "pink slime" won't be found in Anne Arundel County public school cafeterias.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 06:16am EDT

Tags: U.S. Department of Agriculture, usda, pink slime, The Capital of Annapolis

USDA offers tornado aid to SW Va farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering financial help to farmers in four Southwest Virginia counties whose property was damaged by tornadoes in April.

Tuesday - 06/28/2011, 04:15pm EDT

Tags: Smyth County, usda, farm service agency, Bristol Herald Courier

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