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Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 11:00am

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Department is investing $981 million to help create new and better...

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 12:00am
Unlike the two most recent presidential elections, the November mid-term election outcomes did little to swing farmer sentiment. The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer came in at a reading of 102 in November, unchanged from October. There was however a slight movement in both of the... Read More
Monday, December 5, 2022 - 10:15am

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced its new Agricultural Science Center of Excellence for Nutrition and Diet for Better Health (ASCEND for Better Health) in...

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Friday, December 2, 2022 - 3:05pm

WASHINGTON, December 2, 2022 – Today, President Joe Biden appointed three U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regional positions, including two Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Directors and one Rural Development (RD) State Director.

“Here at USDA, we are...

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Friday, December 2, 2022 - 9:00am

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2022 – “I thank Congress for taking swift action to prevent a potentially crippling national rail shutdown by sending to the President’s desk legislation that adopts the Tentative Agreement between railroad workers and operators. A rail shutdown would have...

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Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 9:31am

There are only a few things in life that can bring together and excite a global community, and food and sports are two of those things!

Thursday, December 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The spring 2023 Purdue Extension Master Gardener (EMG) basic training program will begin Feb. 7 as a weekly series of live virtual webinars.
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 1:00pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2022 – One year after the reinstatement of the White House Tribal Nations Summit, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is sharing its actions to better serve tribal governments, citizens, and organizations and honor our nation’s trust and treaty...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 1:39pm

USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is helping ensure that native plants with cultural, historical, medicinal, and edible significance remain available for future generations.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 1:00pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2022 – This month, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service is proposing changes to the foods prescribed to participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, known as ...

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