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Beekeepers say splitting up is hard to do

Pollination services making up for lost production, ERS report says
Beekeepers have been struggling with high winter loss rates for more than 10 years, but a report from USDA’s Economic Research Service says they have been able to offset the costs of replacing colonies by providing more pollination services.
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Millennials eat out more

The Millennial generation, born between 1981 and the 1996, eats out in restaurants or bars around 30 percent more often than any other generation, a USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) analysis finds.
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Rural health care jobs gain

Rural hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities provided more than 1.25 million wage and salary jobs in 2011, accounting for 8.5 percent of rural wage and salary employment, says a new USDA report.
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