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No Shortage Of Pumpkins On Frederick County Farms

October begins the peak time for pumpkins, and local growers are poised to take advantage of the market the U.S. Department of Agriculture describes as limited and seasonal.

10/29/2012

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival To Resume In D.C.

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is set to resume on the National Mall.

07/04/2012

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U.S. Survey Helps Shed Light On Forest-Damaging Bug

Triangular, purple kite-like contraptions placed in trees across the country are helping state and federal agriculture officials learn more about a deadly beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees in the United States and Canada and threatens countless more.

12/23/2011

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Okla. City Company Recalls Misbranded Meats In Md.

An Oklahoma City company is recalling 875 pounds of turkey filets that are mislabeled as center cut steaks.

12/20/2011

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Federal Officials Work To Eliminate Nutria In Md.

Although officials have made great strides in eliminating invasive populations of nutria, more work is being done to eradicate the species in Maryland.

10/24/2011

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USDA Official Points To Bay Progress

A top federal agriculture official says improved farm practices already are having a positive impact on the environmentally battered Chesapeake Bay.

07/08/2011

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