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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 9:47am

The Food and Nutrition Service’s Turnip the Beet awards recognize outstanding summer meal program sponsors for going above and beyond, ensuring children receive high quality meals in a fun, safe and healthy learning environment when...

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 3:12pm

On June 23rd, the House Appropriations Committee marked up and approved its fiscal year (FY) 2023 Agriculture Spending bill. The full House Appropriations Committee markup and approval followed the Agriculture Subcommittee’s approval of the funding bill on Wednesday, June 15th. The...

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the names of individuals who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C.

Eric Deeble was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Congressional Relations...

Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - 12:00am
The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer continued to slide in June, down 2 points to a reading of 97. Producers’ expectations for the future also weakened. The Index of Future Expectations fell 5 points to a reading of 96, marking the lowest level for the index since October 2016.... Read More
Friday, July 1, 2022 - 9:52am

What comes to mind when you think of South Dakota? Is it the Black Hills, presidential busts and bison? According to USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s 2017 Census of Agriculture, South Dakota has the largest inventory of bison of any state in the United States, with over 30,000...

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 9:02am

USDA Rural Development’s Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program has options for lenders to help homebuyers finance homes across rural America. This includes...

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 9:00am

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2022 – The Biden Administration announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide nearly $1 billion in additional funding to schools to support the purchase of American-grown foods for their meal programs. The department also...

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 8:52am

USDA just launched a new research and visualization tool that summarizes published scientific research on bird species-vegetation relationships in the Eastern and Boreal Forests of North America. The tool, Literature Gateway: A Systematic Map of Bird-Vegetation Relationships in...

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 8:42am

As you plan your Fourth of July celebration, remember these 10 food safety tips to keep your barbecue free from foodborne illness:

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 3:41pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

lzaks@sustainableagriculture.net 

Tel. 347.563.6408

RELEASE: Mike Lavender, Sophia Kruszewski Join National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition... Read More

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