Posts With Keyword ‘USDA’

Out With The Pyramid, In With MyPlate

Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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The US Department of Agriculture has recently updated its nutritional guidelines and rolled out new infographics to go along with them.

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Out With The Pyramid, In With MyPlate

Posted: Sunday, June 19th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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The US Department of Agriculture has recently updated its nutritional guidelines and rolled out new infographics to go along with them.

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USDA Deadlines for Farmers Approach

Posted: Friday, May 27th, 2011 at 6:26 am

USDA deadlines are fast approaching for Marion County farmers. 

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New Nutritional Guidelines Could Impact School Lunches

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:29 am

New nutritional guidelines put out by the U.S. Department of Agriculture could have an effect on school lunches.

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Local Business Receives Federal Grant

Posted: Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 6:27 am

A local business will receive a portion of a $1.4 million grant for renewable energy and biofuels.

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Conservation Program Payments Will Be Issued Beginning This Week

Posted: Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Iowa agriculture and forestry producers who are part of the Conservation Stewardship and Conservation Security Program will begin receiving payments this week.

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Weiler to Receive Guaranteed Loan From the USDA

Posted: Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Congressman Leonard Boswell and members of the United States Department of Agriculture will be in Knoxville tomorrow morning to present a Knoxville business with a guaranteed loan that will be used to help the company with its current expansion.

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Boswell and USDA To Present Guaranteed Loan to Weiler in Knoxville

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 at 6:37 pm

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Congressman Leonard Boswell and members of the United States Department of Agriculture will be in Knoxville tomorrow morning to present a Knoxville business with a guaranteed loan that will be used to help the company with its current expansion.

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Knoxville Middle School Receives Bronze Award from the USDA

Posted: Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Knoxville Middle School recently received an award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for meeting the challenge to make students healthier.

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USDA at Jefferson Intermediate for National School Lunch Week

Posted: Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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This week is National School Lunch Week and the United States Department of Agriculture was at Jefferson Intermediate School in Pella on Tuesday to talk about the importance of eating right and getting plenty of exercise.

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Report: Corn Acres Down, Soybeans Up in 2010

Posted: Thursday, April 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its Prospective Plantings report Wednesday, which included a change in expected grain planting for the state of Iowa.

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Bensink Farms, Inc. Gets USDA Grant

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 6:24 am

A Marion County business received $13,700 to become more energy efficient.

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