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Virginia Century Farms among those recognized on new website

A website that celebrates U.S. farms operated by the same families for 100 years or more has launched at

Shoppers say they favor organic and U.S.-grown foods

According to a recently released survey, American consumers shop more often for food with labels that read "natural," "organic" or "grown in the USA."

Foodborne illnesses peak in summer

Nearly 48 million cases of foodborne illness occur each year in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and many of those occur during the summer.

Pork lovers can rejoice over new cooking regulations

Pork tenderloins, chops and roasts will now be juicy and safe to eat, thanks to new U.S. Department of Agriculture cooking guidelines.

Speaker: Technology is critical in addressing world hunger

Shoppers at farmers’ markets enjoy the freshness, taste and quality—and simplicity—of local produce and meats straight from the farm. But farmers can’t feed a growing world population using small-farm technology from a previous century.

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