August 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. Outside the Minnesota Corn Growers Association Farmfest tent, a sign urged people to go inside and send an email to U.S. lawmakers urging quick action on the federal farm bill. Continue Reading
July 2, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Local organization requesting garden space, fresh food.
March 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Tom Vilsack says it makes no sense to compare a 100-calorie portion of broccoli to a 100-calorie portion of potato chips. Continue Reading
March 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack plans to visit South Dakota on Thursday afternoon to promote fruit and vegetable consumption and childhood nutrition.
March 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Juicing whole fruits and vegetables “floods the system” with concentrated enzymes and beneficial nutrients.
March 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic
BROOKINGS (AP) The president of the American Society of Human Genetics will be at South Dakota State University next week to talk about the role nutrition plays in genetics.
January 9, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald
We live in a virtual sea of wheat. North Dakota leads the nation in growing it. Around the world wheat is grown on more land area than any other crop. Indeed, wheat is an important food grain in our diets. Continue Reading
December 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told members of Congress in a letter Friday that the department will do away with daily and weekly limits of meats and grains.
November 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic
WASHINGTON Rep. Kristi Noem joined House Committee on Education and the Workforce Chairman John Kline, R-Minn., and Representative Phil Roe, M.D., R-Tenn., in requesting a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on the new school lunch standards that are being implemented for the first time this year.
September 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Back-to-school season seems as good a time as any to think about boosting your kids’ brain power, not to mention your own. But this year, instead of flashcards and multiplication drills, you might want to focus on the family diet.