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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:33am

Abraham Lincoln described the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) as “The People’s Department” and it’s fitting that our garden is named the People’s Garden. The garden was created by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on February 12, 2009 – Lincoln’s 200th birthday. The initiative was renewed...

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 10:00am

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2022 – Today, at an event in Lowndes County, Alabama, where a significant number of residents lack access to wastewater infrastructure, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Closing...

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 12:00am
The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer farmer sentiment index rose 6 points in July to a reading of 103. Producers were somewhat more optimistic about both current and future economic conditions on their farms when compared to June. The Index of Current Conditions rose 10 points to a... Read More
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 10:00am

“Ask Long Islanders, we live for this time of year,” Vanessa Lockel, executive director of CCE Suffolk, stated as we drove past the spectacular scenery of Eastern Long Island farm fresh vegetable stands, fields of sunflowers, vineyards, and orchards all in...

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:00am

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing that it will be declaring Salmonella an adulterant in breaded and stuffed raw chicken products.

“Food safety is at the heart of...

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Purdue University is accepting nominations for the 2022 Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence, which is given annually to a member of Purdue University's faculty or staff who has displayed outstanding educational service to rural Indiana.
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 9:53am

Organic agriculture continues to be one of the fastest growing sectors of American agriculture. In 2020, the organic food market experienced incredible growth, with...

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 7:00pm

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2022 – "President Biden and Congress have taken an important, historic step towards easing the burden of inflation on the American public and meeting the moment on climate. If passed, the Inflation Reduction Act will have a meaningful impact on the rural and...

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 5:37pm

For Immediate Release

Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC)

press@sustainableagriculture.net / Tel: 347.563.6408

Release: Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Advances FY 2023 Agriculture Spending Bill... Read More
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 1:04pm

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is driven to lead the way in customer-centered, data-driven service delivery across the Federal Government. It is our goal to accelerate the use of modern technology and digital tools that our internal and external customers expect in every aspect of...

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