Other Ag News

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 12:00pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2023 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched its pilot Cattle Contracts Library today at Noon Eastern Time on the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 11:15am

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service today announced it will offer $41 million through the 2023 Wood Innovations Grant and 2023 Community Wood Grant programs to spark innovation and create new markets for wood products and renewable...

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Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 10:00am

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2023 — February 12 marks Super Bowl LVII and Americans from coast to coast will gather with friends and family to cheer on their team, enjoy the halftime show and partake in traditional football foods. While foods prepared at home remain a popular option,...

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Monday, January 30, 2023 - 4:10pm

For Immediate Release

Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition


Release: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Addresses NSAC Members


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Monday, January 30, 2023 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages urban producers, innovative producers and other stakeholders to virtually attend the fourth public meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee for Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production (...

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Monday, January 30, 2023 - 11:00am

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2023 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the Department is investing $2.7 billion to help 64 electric cooperatives...

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Monday, January 30, 2023 - 12:00am
The Indiana Forage Council (IFC) Annual Meeting and Seminar will take place February 9, 2023, at CLAAS of America in Columbus, Indiana. The location is the North American distribution hub for the global manufacturer of CLAAS harvesting machines and tractors.
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 9:10am

We recently observed the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. I feel that USDA’s Risk Management Agency helps to advance the dream of Dr. King in our support of the 1890 National Scholars Program, and the...

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Friday, January 27, 2023 - 9:02am

The federal crop insurance program is the most expensive program authorized in the farm bill, excluding nutrition spending, and is a primary driver of monoculture commodity production in the United States. Record-high taxpayer subsidies benefit private insurance companies and a small number...

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Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 2:24pm

WASHINGTON, January 26, 2023 – “Today Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh announced that she is leaving the Department of Agriculture in the weeks ahead to spend more time with her family. Her service, presence and leadership will be sorely missed. She has been an incredible...

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