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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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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 9:25am

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2022 – "USDA’s child nutrition programs provide nutritious meals to America’s children. The school and other nutrition professionals who make these meals possible need additional resources and continued flexibilities as they grapple with the ongoing...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 9:09am

It’s National Pollinators Week! As an annual celebration supporting pollinators and pollinator health, we want to highlight USDA’s ongoing investments in pollinator health, crop production, and conservation. USDA’s investments help ensure the...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 8:50am

Local communities face many challenges when mitigating and adapting to climate change. Cities across the country are experiencing the effects of increased natural disasters, limited resources, sea-level rise, and other impacts. Municipalities and stakeholders have an opportunity to curb...

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 8:00am

“Our wildland firefighters risk their lives every day to protect communities, critical infrastructure, and natural resources – recognizing their sacrifice through greater support is not only the right thing to do, it’s our duty.”

– Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

Friday, June 17, 2022 - 2:49pm


Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition


Tel. 347.563.6408

Comment: NSAC Responds to the Lower Food and Fuel Cost...

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Friday, June 17, 2022 - 2:00pm

HOLLIS, NEW HAMPSHIRE, JUNE 17, 2022 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to provide up to $200 million in assistance for specialty crop producers who incur eligible on-farm food safety program expenses to obtain or...

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Friday, June 17, 2022 - 1:15pm

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2022 – Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack issued a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) proclamation in recognition and support of National Pollinator Week (June 20 – 26, 2022). Pollinator species, such as bees, other insects, birds, and bats...

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Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 7:54pm
Photo credit: Cathy Day CC BY-NC-ND

A recent study led by the American Soybean Association (ASA) claims to...

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