Other Ag News

Monday, June 13, 2022 - 9:27am

USDA and the Biden Administration have been working hard for months to get more safe infant formula onto shelves across the country. Ending this shortage is a top priority. In the meantime, we’ve heard many uplifting stories of neighbors helping neighbors and strangers reaching out to lend a...

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Monday, June 13, 2022 - 12:00am
Learn about innovative farm management strategies, new technologies for improving efficiency and productivity, ways to help ensure a successful transition of your operation to the next generation and more at the annual Purdue Farm Management Tour, July 19-20.
Friday, June 10, 2022 - 8:30am

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2022 - President Biden joined leaders from across the Western Hemisphere to present the Los Angeles Declaration on Migration and Protection at the Summit of the Americas. The Declaration seeks to mobilize the entire region around strong actions to bring the...

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Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 3:56pm

USDA is focused on building new, more, fairer, and more resilient markets for our farmers, ranchers, and producers. To help get there, USDA published the first of several priority initiatives supporting enforcement of the Packers and Stockyards Act, which protects poultry growers and livestock...

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Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 10:47am

When enrolling moms into the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for Women, Infants, and Children, better known as WIC, less than 30% of state agencies in Connecticut were asking for the father’s name. We don't encourage dads to step up and...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 3:54pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

lzaks@sustainableagriculture.net 

Tel. 347.563.6408

Release: NSAC Applauds Proposed Rule to Reform Poultry Tournament Payment System ... Read More
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 3:05pm

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2022 - “Doug McKalip is highly qualified and exceptionally capable of serving the American people as Chief Agricultural Negotiator. Having served as a key agriculture policy official for nearly three decades, he has worked on every aspect of farming from soil...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 10:00am

Land size has always been a crucial factor in agriculture. As New York State is pushing to reach the 70% renewable energy goal by 2030, the continued growing number of renewable energy industries could occupy up to 129,600 acres of land. However, farmland will be within that acreage, as farms...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 10:00am

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 8, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today a $1.92 million investment to establish an Agriculture Business Innovation Center at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (NC A&T) State University, a Historically Black College and...

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Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 9:14am

Across rural America, people are picking up hammers, screwdrivers and measuring tapes to build their own homes. USDA Rural Development (RD) and Habitat for Humanity’s strong partnership helps ensure that every family...

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