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Oranges hang on trees before being picked in a grove. (Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

Fla. Citrus Forecast Decreases 3 Percent

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is lowering its Florida citrus forecast by 3 percent this season.

01/12/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

File photo of Monarch butterflies on a leaf. (credit: PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Government Spending Millions To Combat Plant Pests In Florida

U.S. Department of Agriculture will spend $6.7 million to prevent the introduction and spread of plant pests that threaten Florida’s agriculture and environment.

CBS Tampa–05/25/2012