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Friday, January 22, 2021 - 9:50am

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced several efforts today to expand nutrition assistance to hard-hit families across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. In support of President Biden’s call to action on hunger and with authorities...

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Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 6:04pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the names of individuals who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

Throughout the pandemic, the Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University (IFS) has answered questions around the risks associated with food production with useful links to expert resources...

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Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 11:46am

Each year, severe wildfires ravage forests across the country, damaging ecosystems, infrastructure and recreation facilities, which are often in need of repair before they can be safely reopened. The 2018 Mendocino Complex Fire--one of the worst in California’s history--devastated more than 459,...

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Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 10:00am

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced three senior appointments today.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 8:00am

Local produce at a Denver, CO farmers’ market. Photo credit: Reana Kovalcik.

In recent years, the increasing interest in local and regional food systems has garnered consensus around the need for more robust economic data about the sector. The impacts of the ongoing COVID-19...

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Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 7:00am

Deb Habib and Ricky Baruch of Seeds of Solidarity Farm (top), Derek Christianson of Brix Bounty Farm (L), and Jen Salinetti of Woven Roots Farm (R), will describe some practices they employ to maintain health and wellbeing for themselves and...

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 4:15pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2021 — In one of his first acts in office, President Joe Biden requested federal agencies to extend eviction and foreclosure moratoriums for millions of Americans. In response, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced an extension of eviction and...

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 3:30pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the names of individuals who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 12:00pm

(Washington, D.C., January 19, 2021) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (PDF, 141 KB) with the Assistant...

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