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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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Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 9:40am

Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack kicked off National Homeownership Month. As part of this nationwide celebration, USDA is...

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Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 12:00am
Purdue Extension has been selected to support a multistate effort to help rural, tribal and underserved communities access federal funding for energy and environmental improvement efforts.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 1:51pm

Over Memorial Day weekend, President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA-20) struck a “tentative” deal intended to avoid a catastrophic...

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 10:18am

Bringing together local producers and schools was the objective of the “Bringing the Farm to School” producer training in Hardin, Montana. The training sought to build relationships between schools and producers to increase...

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Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 12:21pm

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and serves as an important opportunity to celebrate our AAPI communities and honor their many contributions to the United States. The AAPI community has influenced American culture in so many ways. One example is in the...

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Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 11:48am

The U.S. cotton industry contributes 35% of the cotton exported globally.


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