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Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 12:00am
Kip Tom, former ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, will visit Purdue University on April 5.
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, Mar. 29, 2022 - Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture published the highly anticipated Origin of Livestock (OOL) final rule for organic dairy. This change to the USDA organic regulations will promote a fairer and more competitive market for all organic dairy...

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 8:45am

Lead is a naturally occurring heavy metal found in the soil, water, and air. It is also a toxic substance that can affect brain and kidney function and pregnancy outcomes. Robust international food safety standards help all nations to reduce toxic lead exposure. In 2021, the U.S. Codex Office (...

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:00am
Purdue University’s Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) Graduate Program is again ranked No. 1 in its category in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of Best Graduate Schools, released Tuesday (March 29). The ABE graduate and undergraduate programs have consistently received... Read More
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 5:05pm



Laura Zaks, Associate Director of Communications and Development

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition


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Monday, March 28, 2022 - 4:50pm
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Being new to farming can come with challenges and many beginning farmers find themselves having higher debt-to-asset ratios and having to rely on off-farm income than more established farmers. They also have trouble gaining access to land, capital, and markets and are less...

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Monday, March 28, 2022 - 11:00am

WASHINGTON, Mar. 28, 2022 - The Biden-Harris Administration today submitted to Congress the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2023. The President’s Budget details his vision to expand on the historic progress our country has made over the last year and deliver the agenda he...

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Monday, March 28, 2022 - 9:14am

The National School Lunch Program provides nutritious meals to about 30 million children daily in the U.S. Such success would not have been possible without the early efforts and continuing contributions of women. For over a century, women have led the way in starting programs that provide...

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Friday, March 25, 2022 - 11:00am

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the launch of the Meat and Poultry Processing Capacity Technical Assistance Program (MPPTA) to provide technical assistance to meat and poultry grant applicants and grant-funded projects....

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Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 4:22pm

In 2020 and 2021, USDA awarded almost $10.5 million to fund over 200 risk management education grants for universities and community-based organizations to help farmers learn how to better mitigate risk on their farms. Awardees included a number of NSAC members, whose projects are...

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