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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 2:15pm

MINBURN, Iowa, June 29, 2022 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that to date, agricultural producers have already received more than $4 billion through the Emergency Relief Program (...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 4:35pm
Photo Credit: USDA ACEP Background 

The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) was created in the 2014 Farm Bill through the combination of the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRE), the Grassland Reserve Program, and the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program. The...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 4:20pm

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2022 – Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for a new pilot program created under President Biden’s historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the development of biobased...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 2:18pm

When applying an equity lens to nutrition programs, it is essential for policymakers to orient themselves toward the perspective of all communities they serve. We must actively take the time to see and listen to truly understand historical inequities that exist, so that we may be better...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 10:00am

Farming is independent, self-determined good hard work.

Over the last few years, we have been centering our work in ensuring that anyone in New York, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or identity, has the knowledge, skills, resources and networks needed to enter and thrive in farming...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 10:00am

WASHINGTON, JUNE 28, 2022 – Pull out the grill and your red, white, and blue because the Fourth of July is here. This means gatherings, outdoor festivities, and good times with family and friends. As the meat sizzles on the grill, don’t let food safety fizzle out of your memory...

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 9:04am

Last week, to celebrate June Dairy Month, I visited Crave Brothers Farmstead in Waterloo, Wisconsin, where I toured this family farm and cheese factory, and learned about how the Crave family crafts their award-winning cheeses. In recent years, dairy farmers have faced many challenges, and USDA...

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Monday, June 27, 2022 - 9:21am

June is Caribbean American Heritage Month! Many foods and beverages originated in the Caribbean. For instance, Chocolate milk originated in Jamaica and...

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Monday, June 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Join Purdue experts for the Purdue Weed Science field day on June 30 at the Throckmorton Purdue Agricultural Center (TPAC). Participants will learn about current weed science research, tour research plots, network with industry professionals and meet Purdue graduate students.

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