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Summerfield Elementary Making National News

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Summerfield Elementary School is making national news by working to support and improve the health of our children and community. Healthy items are being featured on their menus and physical education and activity emphasized. Summerfield elementary qualified for the gold award of distinction, which means they will win a monetary incentive of $2,000 and will also be presented a plaque ... Read More »

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Highlight Efforts to Landon Lecture at Kansas State University

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UPDATED Media Advisory:   *Note: The previously advised Monday travel to Kansas City has been canceled due to scheduling conflict.   WASHINGTON, April 6, 2012 – On TUESDAY, Secretary Vilsack will present Kansas State University’s Spring 2012 Landon Lecture on Why America Needs Agriculture. The prestigious Landon Lecture Series began in 1996 and is hosted in honor of Governor Alfred M. Landon. ... Read More »

Fake USDA Faxes Being Received

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USDA officials learned late Friday afternoon, March 16, 2012, that fraudulent letters are being sent by FAX to individuals and businesses in at least four states.  The letters purportedly come from a USDA procurement officer and seek personal information.     These letters are false and in no case should a recipient respond with personal and financial information.  The fraudulent letters ... Read More »