Health Benefits/Nutritional Facts of Carrots

By YoungNana

  HEALTH BENEFITS OF CARROT Carrots (Daucus carota) are root vegetables which belong to the Umbelliferae/Apiaceae family. The name “carrot” was derived from the Greek word “karoton” There are about five varieties of carrots which are identical in colours of orange, purple, yellow, white and red.     Carrot May Help Prevent Cancer Carrot is…

10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF SWEET POTATOES

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10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF SWEET POTATOES Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas) is an extremely versatile and sweet root vegetable tuber that is highly nutritious. It belongs to the morning glory family of plants. It creeps and the tubers grow on the roots in the soil.   According to the National Institute of Health, USA, sweet potato…

President Trump Delivers on a Key Promise to American Farmers as EPA, USDA Announce Agreement on Promoting Biofuels

By YoungNana

President Trump Delivers on a Key Promise to American Farmers as EPA, USDA Announce Agreement on Promoting Biofuels WASHINGTON (October 4, 2019) – Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue issued the following statements after President Donald J. Trump successfully negotiated an agreement on the Renewable Fuel…

USDA Announces $16.2 Million to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

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USDA Announces $16.2 Million to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2019 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it will issue $16.2 million in grants (PDF, 325 KB) to provide training, outreach, and technical assistance to underserved and veteran farmers and ranchers. This funding is available through the USDA’s Outreach…