Johnie Jenkins, a U.S. Department of Agriculture researcher, discussed ongoing Mississippi State University and USDA research with cotton researchers and breeders touring facilities in the mid-South. This group gathered at MSU’s R.R. Foil Plant Science Research Center. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Scott Corey)

USDA employee recognized for over 5 decades of civil service

Johnie Jenkins wins his second Presidential Rank Award after almost 58 years spent at the Agriculture Research Service. He joins Federal News Network to…

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FILE - This Sept. 15, 2011 file photo shows a nutrition label that lists high fructose corn syrup as an ingredient in a can of soda, in Philadelphia. In a trial starting Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, jurors in the case between sugar processors and corn manufacturers will take up one of nutrition’s most vexing debates and confront a choice common among some consumers: sugar or high fructose corn syrup? (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

USDA turns nutritional data into open data

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