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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 11:00am

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is extending a key funding flexibility in the WIC program that has allowed state agencies and their infant formula manufacturers to work together to provide more options for WIC families in need of formula. Under...

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 10:36am


Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition


Tel. 347.563.6408

Release: NSAC Urges Congress to Pass Historic Climate Package  Funding... Read More
Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 9:31am

Today, we recognize National Intern Day—a day to celebrate the hard work and dedication interns have provide to USDA. But let’s also focus on the decision to become an intern and what it could mean for your future.

Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 9:00am

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Department is investing $401 million to...

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 4:52pm

Meat may dominate the grill, but the market for plant-based meat alternatives is growing. That growth is due, in part, to a belief that plant-based products are less susceptible to pathogens like E. coli and Salmonella.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 1:17pm
Photo Credit: SARE

On July 25, 2022, the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced the...

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 12:30pm

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2022 — Today, during a visit to the Yolo County Food Bank in Woodland, Calif., Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has signed a cooperative agreement with California...

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 10:00am

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the names of individuals who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C.

Ellen Luger has been appointed Minister Counselor of Agriculture in Rome (Italy) for the Foreign...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 5:38pm

My name is Paul Birkbeck, and I have worked with SNAP for 26 years and have been honored to chair Utah's State Nutrition Action Coalition (SNAC) for the past eight years. Throughout the United States, SNACs are an innovative, collaborative strategy to improve community health through...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 3:30pm

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho, July 26, 2022 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today launched a new $1 billion Community Wildfire Defense Grant program. This new, five-year, competitive program funded by President...

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