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Friday, December 23, 2022 - 2:50pm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2022 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released the following statement today after the U.S. Senate and U.S. House passed the fiscal year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill, sending to President Biden’s desk several crucial investments to advance the U.S....

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Thursday, December 22, 2022 - 11:32am

For Immediate Release

Contact Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)

lzaks@sustainableagriculture.net

Comment: NSAC Applauds Introduction of SARE Bill

Washington, DC, December 22, 2022 – Today...

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Thursday, December 22, 2022 - 10:23am

The end of a year signifies a time to reflect on all of the most important accomplishments and tribulations of the past year. At NSAC, we had the opportunity to celebrate and find new reasons to expand our advocacy to support sustainable agriculture practices, small-scale producers,...

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Wednesday, December 21, 2022 - 10:19am
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Editor’s Note: This is the fifth post in our series covering key pillars of NSAC’s 2023 Farm Bill Platform. The series begins ...

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Wednesday, December 21, 2022 - 9:50am

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists are developing new tests and tools to identify and track the COVID virus and its variants in wild and domestic animals.

Wednesday, December 21, 2022 - 9:48am
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Two different bodies within the House of Representatives recently released recommendations for how to address climate change in agricultural legislation. Members of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) provided recommendations to House leadership on how...

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 3:21pm

WIC is a powerful public health program, serving nearly half of all babies born in the country. To help keep program costs manageable, Congress requires WIC state agencies to contract with an infant formula manufacturer to provide discounted formula for purchase with WIC benefits. The state...

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 2:14pm

For Immediate Release

Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

lzaks@sustainableagriculture.net

Release: Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Advances

Bipartisan Spending...

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Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 11:00am
Purdue University is offering a new fully online Professional Master of Science in International Agribusiness aimed at agribusiness professionals worldwide. Applications are being taken now, and the program launches in January 2023.
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 10:45am
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USDA recently announced the 2022 Regional Food System Partnership and the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion program awards, totaling $64 million through 185 grants to bolster local and regional food economies across the country. In this post, the National Sustainable...

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