WASHINGTON July 9, 2014 â€“ Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack met with representatives from nutrition organizations today but gave no indication that the Obama administration is willing to ease school lunch requirements.
The three members of North Dakotaâ€™s congressional delegation are urging the National Corn Growers Association to house the new National Agricultural Genotyping Center in Fargo, on the North Dakota State University (NDSU) campus.
A bipartisan bill introduced yesterday by Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, would expand the USDA Summer Nutrition Program to reach more low-income children and simplify the programâ€™s administration
The Federal Aviation Administration is clarifying the permitted uses of unmanned model aircraft, citing an increase in reckless use of the models near airports and large crowds. The effort includes a list of â€œdoâ€™s and donâ€™tsâ€ for hobby enthusiasts.