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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

WASHINGTON, Apr. 14, 2021 — In January 2021, President Biden released the National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. The plan is driven by science, data, and public health to improve the effectiveness of our nation’s fight against COVID-19 and to...

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of up to $10 million in assistance from USDA’s Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus to assist agricultural producers impacted by the worsening drought conditions in...

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 4:30pm

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of more than $330 million to help agricultural producers and organizations in the food supply chain recover from the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:20am

Nutrition plays a key role in helping infants to grow into healthy children and adults. Since the early 1900s, USDA has provided resources for breastfeeding, introducing first foods, building lasting healthy eating habits, and more. Explore how infant nutrition advice has changed over the...

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Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that young adults under the age of 25 experiencing homelessness will now be able to receive meals at emergency shelters participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 12:17pm

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reached the milestone of administering one million COVID-19 vaccines throughout the country. This occasion comes on the heels of the Biden-Harris Administration’s announcement that nearly 150 million people in the United States have been...

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Friday, April 9, 2021 - 12:00pm
Purdue University on Friday (April 9) officially launched Purdue’s Next Moves – five new distinct strategic initiatives designed to advance the university’s competitive advantage in its continuing quest for leadership among the world’s top research and teaching institutions.
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 11:25am

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2021 — The Biden-Harris Administration today submitted to Congress the President’s priorities for fiscal year 2022 discretionary spending. The funding request invests in the core foundations of our country’s strength and advances key U.S.

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 6:05pm

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2021 – In response to worsening drought conditions in the West, including in areas like the Klamath River Basin, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack released the following statement:

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 4:34pm


Contact: Kelsey Watson, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition


 Annual Cynthia Hayes Memorial Scholarships Awarded to Three Rising...

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