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Opinions split on plan to move USDA agencies
Reactions vary on USDA’s proposal to move the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture from Washington, D.C.

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Relocation of USDA agencies sparks criticism
Relocation of USDA agencies sparks criticism
The USDA’s plan to relocate and realign the Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture is drawing criticism from former USDA officials and ag groups.
Biosphere 2 legacy lives on more than quarter century later
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Remote-sensing study of alfalfa aims to predict bloom
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