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Friday, June 3, 2022 - 10:00am
Join the Cornell Small Farms Program, CCE Lake Ontario Fruit Program, and NYS Integrated Pest Management for a Spanish-language field day! 

By Mildred Alvarado, Nicole Waters, Mario Miranda Sazo, Alejandro Calixto, Hannah Rae Warren [Vea este artículo en Español]

These days...

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Friday, June 3, 2022 - 9:00am

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the Department has provided $700 million to help lower costs and support biofuel producers who faced unexpected market losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are being...

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Friday, June 3, 2022 - 9:00am

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2022 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has made significant advancements in food purchasing efforts through new programs administered by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). The Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (LFPA...

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Friday, June 3, 2022 - 12:00am
Livestock producers are invited to learn about the latest fencing techniques at the Purdue Fencing School. Topics to be covered include basic fence construction and design, including permanent fencing types, brace construction, fence installation, portable fence options, energizer sizing, and... Read More
Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 9:24am

In honor of National Homeownership Month, USDA Rural Development (RD) and the Biden-Harris Administration will highlight stories of how our programs have helped people in rural, Tribal, and underserved communities buy, repair and build homes, and pay their rent. As small towns and communities...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 2:30pm

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2022 – Today, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack kicked off National Homeownership Month. As...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 2:01pm

It’s an honor to serve as USDA’s first director of nutrition security and health equity at the Food and Nutrition Service. In this role I have the privilege of working to ensure all Americans have consistent access to safe, healthy, and affordable foods essential to optimal health and...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 12:08pm


Contact: Laura Zaks

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

Email: lzaks@sustainableagriculture.net  

Tel: 347.563.6408

Comment: NSAC Lauds USDA...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 10:00am

As part of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s role in strengthening New York State agriculture, we are helping to spread word of the New York State Department of Agriculture’s plans to launch a statewide online Farm Directory. The Farm Directory, which launches in mid-June, will connect consumers...

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 9:55am

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2022 – The Biden-Harris Administration today released the Drought Resilience Interagency Working Group’s (IWG) Summary Report outlining the actions taken to date to improve drought-stricken communities' longer-term resilience to drought through financial and...

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