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By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Ten states will test new ways to get food stamp recipients back to work, using Agriculture Department grants aimed at helping some of the 46 million Americans who receive benefits move off the rolls.
WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday.
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush on Thursday nominated Nebraska Republican Gov. Mike Johanns to serve as secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, replacing Ann Veneman who announced her departure last month.
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