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Friday, June 24, 2022 - 6:00am

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2022 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the next steps in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) efforts to ensure that as part of President Biden’s Justice40...

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 4:37pm

Many may not be aware that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Long-Term Agroecological Research (LTAR) network, managed by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), works to address a range of regional and national agricultural challenges. Created in 2012, this one-of-a-kind...

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 4:17pm

Last month, I had the honor to serve as keynote speaker for The Mule Train’s 54th anniversary. The Mule Train left Marks, Mississippi and traveled to Washington, D.C., on May 13, 1968, as part of Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 4:00pm

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2022 - Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to appoint five U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regional positions, including three Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Directors and two Rural Development (RD) State Directors.

“Here...

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 2:00pm

Duluth, Minn., June 23, 2022 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service and the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management is announcing that they will soon be opening up public comment on an Environmental Assessment requesting to withdraw lands from new...

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 1:31pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

lzaks@sustainableagriculture.net 

Tel. 347.563.6408

Comment: NSAC Responds to House Passage of FY 2023 Agriculture Spending Bill... Read More
Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 11:15am

There’s an old saying that goes, “Home is where you hang your hat.” For many Americans, home is much more than a structure with four walls and a roof. It’s where they showcase family photos in the hall or on the mantle, cook holiday meals, and rest after a long day. Home provides a...

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 10:25am

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2022 – Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued a memorandum to the USDA Forest Service directing the agency to take bold actions to restore forests, improve resilience, and address the climate crisis. Secretary Vilsack made his announcement in...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 2:39pm

The Food and Nutrition Service’s Mid-Atlantic Region recently joined forces with the New Jersey Department of Agriculture to recognize Programs for Parents, a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 10:00am

Determined to increase the efficiency of monitoring pest and disease pressure for farmers, Cornell researchers have used field research to develop a new app called Sampling. Sampling aims to aid growers in the timing of...

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