U.S. Department of Agriculture

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$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation Projects

Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.


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Food Stamp Problem For Nevada

Silver State in danger of losing funding over slow reporting


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Feds Order Recall Of Las Vegas-Area Pork Product

Federal authorities ordered a Las Vegas food distributor to recall almost 15,000 pounds of misbranded raw pork nugget product shipped since January to southern Nevada hotels, restaurants and other eateries.


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Drought Prompts Natural Disaster Declaration In Nevada

Federal officials have declared nine Nevada counties as primary natural disaster areas because of a drought.


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Some Animals From Closed Vegas Zoo Move To Phoenix

Some of the animals from a shuttered Las Vegas zoo are finding homes in a sunny spot not far from home.

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UNR Pays $7,446 Fine Over Sheep Deaths

The University of Nevada, Reno has paid a $7,446 federal fine over the deaths of three sheep at one of its farms in September 2011.


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Investigation Into Rampaging Chimps

A U.S. Department of Agriculture spokesman says investigators will look at whether cages were unlocked at a home where two chimpanzees escaped and rumbled through a northwest Las Vegas neighborhood before one was shot dead and the other tranquilized.

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