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Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 1:13pm

Today is World Food Safety Day, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has launched a sweeping new initiative known as the Salmonella Grand Challenge. The project brings together an elite group of ARS, university and food industry scientists from...

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Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 10:36am

Foodborne illness impacts every community around the world, and preventing these illnesses is essential to global health. On this World Food Safety Day, the United Nations aims to spread the message that food standards save lives.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 9:09am

The Codex Alimentarius, or just Codex for short, is an international set of food standards that protect public health by ensuring food safety and promoting fair trade practices. It is produced by an international commission that formulates voluntary international standards, codes of practice,...

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Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 9:00am

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the names of individuals who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C.

Rudy Soto has been appointed Acting Director of External and Intergovernmental Affairs...

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - 12:00am
Producer sentiment fell to its weakest reading since July 2022 as the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer declined 19 points to a reading of 104 in May. The Index of Future Expectations was down 22 points to a reading of 98 in May, while the Index of Current Conditions was down 13... Read More
Monday, June 5, 2023 - 12:00am
Learn about innovative farm management strategies, new technologies for improving efficiency and productivity, ways to help ensure a successful transition of your operation to the next generation and more at the annual Purdue Farm Management Tour on July 11.
Friday, June 2, 2023 - 3:10pm

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2023 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack issued the following statement regarding...

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Friday, June 2, 2023 - 12:15pm
Photo credit: USDA NRCS Texas

In February 2022, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) first announced details of its...

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Friday, June 2, 2023 - 10:04am

The last few years have seen the U.S. dairy industry weather some storms, including an unprecedented global pandemic and the related supply chain disruptions, which forced producers to dump millions of gallons of milk that no longer had a market. Through it all, USDA continues to support the...

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Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 12:42pm
Photo credit: AgriSolar Clearinghouse

On May 31, 2023, Senators Heinrich (D-NM) and Braun (R-IN) introduced the Agrivoltaics Research and Demonstration Act of 2023 (S. 1778). Featuring a proposal first outlined in the...

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