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Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 7:06am
Photo credit: Land for Good

Organizations working with and training beginning farmers provide much-needed education, training, and technical assistance to support the success of new farmers in agriculture. In October 2021, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced funding for 140...

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Monday, December 6, 2021 - 4:00pm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the names of individuals who will hold key staff positions.

Sean Babington was named Senior Advisor for Climate in the Office of the Secretary

Monday, December 6, 2021 - 11:37am

Refugee and immigrant farmers newly arrived in Vermont are getting help from USDA to continue their agrarian traditions and learn about Vermont soils and growing conditions.

Monday, December 6, 2021 - 10:30am

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the establishment of the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (LFPA) that will award up to $400 million for emergency food assistance purchases of domestic local foods....

Monday, December 6, 2021 - 9:00am

We need your help in shaping the future of NYS food and farming. As part of our work on the VISION 2050 project, we are asking New York farmers to put forward their voices in...

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Monday, December 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Sous-vide cooking inspired an idea that took promising technology out of the lab and into the barn. Researchers at Purdue University successfully developed an on-site bovine respiratory disease test that provides results within an hour.
Monday, December 6, 2021 - 12:00am
A Purdue tradition has returned to its roots, thanks to an Indiana creamery, while also gaining a new look.
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 11:15am

SHREWSBURY, Pa., Dec. 03, 2021 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the Department is investing $633 million to reduce the impacts...

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Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 3:30pm


Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition


Tel. 347.563.6408

COMMENT: NSAC Responds to the FDA’s Proposed Rule Regarding the Agricultural Water... Read More
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will begin issuing final pandemic assistance payments to timber harvesters and timber hauling businesses through the Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and...

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