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Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Black and Hispanic consumers are somewhat more likely to check food labels and much more likely to face food insecurity, according to the Consumer Food Insights Report.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 1:40pm
Photo credit: Cathy Day CC BY-NC-ND

During the 117th Congress, congressional legislators have introduced a number of bills that aim to address greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in agriculture and transform farms and the food system to better address climate challenges. 

The...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 8:57am

Imagine a global sickness that spreads faster than HIV and causes nearly as many deaths as malaria.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 12:00am
The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer dropped to its lowest level since April 2020, down 22 points in May to a reading of 99. Agricultural producers’ perceptions regarding current conditions on their farms, as well as their future expectations, both weakened this month. The Index of... Read More
Monday, June 6, 2022 - 3:00pm

Washington, D.C., June 6, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering nationwide waivers to increase access to infant formula for families in need as states receive and distribute imported infant formula made available by the...

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Monday, June 6, 2022 - 2:00pm
Through integration of aerial and ground-based mobile mapping sensors and systems, a team of Purdue digital forestry researchers has used advanced technology to locate, count and measure over a thousand trees in a matter of hours.
Monday, June 6, 2022 - 1:30pm

NORTH BEND, Wash., June 6, 2022 – Today, Deputy Agriculture Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing more than half a billion dollars through the Great American Outdoors Act to address deferred maintenance, improve infrastructure,...

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Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:00pm

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces significant investments to support urban agriculture, including $43.1 million for grants and cooperative agreements as well as six new urban county committees to help deliver key USDA programs to...

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Friday, June 3, 2022 - 10:01am
¡Únase a nosotros para un día de campo en español!

By Mildred Alvarado, Nicole Waters, Mario Miranda Sazo, Alejandro Calixto, Hannah Rae Warren [Read this article in English]

En estos días, la temporada de trabajo parece no detenerse nunca. Por suerte, tampoco lo hace la...

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Friday, June 3, 2022 - 10:00am

Field day events will be occurring across NYS throughout July and August!

Soil health, crop rotation, cover crops, weed management, reduced tillage … what more could a farmer want to talk about? No matter if you are growing vegetables and field crops, grains, or fruit,...

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