Topic: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Any effort by Afghanistan to improve water management could ruffle neighbors, who benefit from the country's losing two-thirds of its water due to lack of infrastructure.
06/15/2010 10:00 am
Saffron can grow on dry land and command high prices. But it’s difficult to process and sell, making it unlikely to replace poppies, the basis of Afghanistan’s opium trade.
06/10/2010 03:06 pm
The Obama administration is trying to improve the nutrition of school lunch menus, and it's putting at least $4.5 billion behind it.
06/04/2010 05:30 pm
In Pictures We love donuts
An internal government report says dogs are dying in 'puppy mills' and those that survive are living in horrific conditions, due to lax enforcement of large kennels.
05/25/2010 04:39 pm
Ancient Roman Senator Marcus Tullius Cicero spoke out against the welfare state, and ever since then politicians, economists and scholars have reeled against it.
05/20/2010 02:22 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/19
This week Wal-Mart announced a major $2 billion campaign to relieve hunger in America. Hunger is a serious and growing problem. You can help.
05/13/2010 04:42 pm
The award-winning Kordes Vigorosa series of roses promises long blooming times with minimal maintenance.
04/28/2010 05:16 pm
Celebrities like Dave Matthews have used carbon offset provider NativeEnergy to help them be carbon neutral. But there's great debate about the company's method of selling offsets that have yet to happen.
04/20/2010 01:05 pm