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Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 11:15am

NEW YORK, June 16, 2022 – Today during a meeting with U.N. ambassadors and officials at the U.S. Mission to the U.N., United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine...

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Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 9:24am

Boosting the housing supply is crucial to bringing homeownership within reach for millions of Americans. USDA Rural Development and its lending partners have affordable financing options for homebuyers who are considering building their dream home.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 2:21pm

I’m Dr. Wayne M. Detmer, and I work at Lawndale Christian Health Center (LCHC) on Chicago’s west side. Like many neighborhoods around the country, our community members experience significant disparities in health outcomes. We’ve grown in our recognition that excellence in the exam room has its...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 11:40am

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 15, 2022 – Representatives from 37 U.S. agribusinesses and farm organizations will join U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh for an agribusiness trade mission to London, United Kingdom (UK), June 22-24.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 11:00am

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today named 20 faculty and staff from Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and Hispanic-Serving School Districts around the nation as new E. Kika De La Garza Fellows.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 10:21am


Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition


Tel. 347.563.6408

Comment: NSAC Responds to House...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 2:50pm

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2022 - Today, the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA) announced the public call for nominations to the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The committee will review scientific evidence to help inform the Dietary...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 10:00am

There are many ways to learn about farming, and in recent years the number of online learning and digital resources available has drastically increased. But hands-on training offers something special. The experience and knowledge gained can help beginning farmers launch their careers, from...

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Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 9:30am

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack and Dr. Paul Jones, Chair of 1890s Presidents Council—an organization comprised of presidents and chancellors of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs)—signed a Memorandum of...

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Monday, June 13, 2022 - 4:00pm

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that low-income New Mexico residents in five counties (Colfax, Lincoln, Mora, San Miguel and Valencia) recovering from the wildfires that started on April 6, 2022, could be eligible for support...

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