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Friday, January 21, 2022 - 5:00pm

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2022 – Vice President Kamala Harris and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced $1.36 billion in disaster relief funds for the USDA Forest Service to support post-disaster recovery and restoration in states across the country, including...

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Friday, January 21, 2022 - 12:00pm

WASHINGTON, January 21, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) today highlighted some of the office’s key accomplishments in 2021 that support creating better markets and expanding climate-smart agriculture.

“Over the past year,...

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Friday, January 21, 2022 - 11:00am
Scientists have shown for the first time that fat inside adult muscle stem cells regulates their fate.
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:52am

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact everyone, many Americans grapple with food insecurity. This past year, in fact, over 29 million adults and 12 million children struggled to afford food, while more than 1 in 5 Black...

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Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:40am

USDA is collaborating with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the Closer to Zero (C2Z) initiative. C2Z provides a crucial framework for the work that must be done to reduce heavy metal content...

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Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:00am
Assess Your Farm Business Health within a Farm Financial Peer Learning Circles

The Cornell Small Farms Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension are teaming up with farmers in New York State to analyze farm finances and have productive, honest discussions about the state of the farm business and...

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Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:00am

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2022 – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture issued the following statement highlighting key accomplishments to promote food and nutrition security at the Department of Agriculture since the Biden-Harris Administration took office on January 20, 2021.

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 4:05pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2022 – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint seven U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regional positions, including five Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Directors and two Rural Development (RD) State Directors.

“A...

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 3:30pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that low-income Colorado residents in parts of Boulder County affected by the wildfires that started on December 30 could be eligible for a helping hand from the USDA’s Disaster Supplemental...

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 12:00pm

WASHINGTON, January 20, 2022:

Mr. Chairman, thank you very, very much. I appreciate the opportunity to be here today. And also, to Representative Thompson, thank you for the opportunity to appear before the Committee. Thank you to the members for this opportunity.

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