Other Ag News

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 12:01pm

Alcorn State University graduate Christopher Epps learned firsthand how a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) investment in a student’s educational career can have a lifetime impact.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 12:00am
AgDay, America’s longest-running nationally syndicated daily agricultural TV news program, hosted by Clinton Griffiths, has been filming on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus over the past week in preparation for its Purdue Agriculture-themed college roadshow.
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 12:00am
An international team led by Purdue University scientists has created the first spatial database of planted forests in East Asia by combining data collected on-site and via satellite. Produced with the assistance of artificial intelligence, the database contains forest location maps at a resolution... Read More
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 12:00am
The Purdue College of Agriculture’s Department of Entomology will host the second Cold Case Symposium Oct. 12 in the Purdue Memorial Union. Last year’s symposium was held in Phoenix, Arizona, in partnership with Arizona State University.
Monday, September 11, 2023 - 4:00pm

WASHINGTON, September 11, 2023 – Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack offered the following statement following President Biden’s nomination of Dr. Basil Gooden as Under Secretary for Rural Development at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Monday, September 11, 2023 - 12:00am
The Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural Resources honored five individuals for their career achievements at an awards ceremony held at Purdue University on Sept. 8.
Friday, September 8, 2023 - 5:55pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2023 – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued the following statement today in response to the announcement by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) that...

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Friday, September 8, 2023 - 3:26pm

USDA's Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services is dedicated to advancing food and nutrition security through the administration of 16 federal nutrition assistance programs to ensure that every American, regardless of race, ethnicity, or background, has access to healthy, safe, affordable food. We...

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Friday, September 8, 2023 - 12:32pm

Renewable fuels – ethanol, biodiesel, sustainable aviation fuel, and more – are filling gas tanks more than ever, mitigating the effects of petroleum-based fuel on the environment. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is a major contributor to that shift.

Thursday, September 7, 2023 - 4:15pm

Washington, D.C. – Sept. 7, 2023 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Jenny Lester Moffitt announced new partnerships to enhance plant and animal health at the Africa Food Systems Forum in Tanzania this week. Under Secretary...

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