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648,000 Eggs A Day: A Look At Sauder’s Farm In Md.

It takes three to four minutes for an egg to go through the process of washing, rinsing and sanitizing before it is packed into a carton of a dozen eggs and shipped off from Sauder’s Eggs.

04/02/2013

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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Md. Creameries Offer Farm-Fresh Ice Cream & Chance To Enter Contests

The state’s Department of Agriculture opened Maryland’s Best Ice Cream Trail and Geocache Trail to promote creameries that make farm-fresh ice cream and sell it directly to customers on the farm.

06/20/2012

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Ag Dept. Clears After Report Of Suspicious Envelope

The FBI says a letter sent to the Department of Agriculture had no threats and was not a hazard. Agents on Tuesday investigated a report of a suspicious letter at the building at 14th Street and Independence Avenue in southwest.

05/01/2012

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