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Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - 12:21pm

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture invite the public to provide oral comments to the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee virtually during its third meeting on September 12-13, 2023. Registration is required and will open tomorrow, August 10, 2023, at 10 a.m...

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Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - 9:07am

Accurate crop mapping is a crucial process to informing reliable crop production estimates, addressing climate change, and developing strategies for sustainable agriculture...

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - 12:00am
Consumers who report they are most satisfied with their food consumption also spend the lowest share of their incomes on food, according to the latest Consumer Food Insights Report. The report’s July 2023 survey also asked consumers how they feel about beef from cattle compared to three meat... Read More
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 12:02pm

Secretary Vilsack proclaimed August 6-12, 2023, as National Farmers Market Week to celebrate the growth and impact of farmers markets and their vital role in America’s food supply chain. This year, USDA is...

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Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 9:39am

In June 2013, Secretary Vilsack outlined a vision for agricultural solutions to environmental challenges, which included creating the Regional Climate Hubs. In 2014,...

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Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 8:00am
The multiphase collaboration Arequipa Nexus Institute for Food, Energy, Water and the Environment has received funding for a third phase of projects from Universidad Nacional de San Agustín. Launched in March 2018 by UNSA in Arequipa, Peru, and Purdue University, the institute is an innovative... Read More
Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 12:00am
Indiana farmland prices once again hit record highs in 2023, according to the recent Purdue Farmland Value and Cash Rents Survey. Statewide, the average price of top-quality farmland averaged $13,739 per acre, up 7.3% from June 2022. Average- and poor-quality farmland increased 5.8% and 0.7% to $11... Read More
Monday, August 7, 2023 - 1:30pm

WASHINGTON, August 7, 2023 – As part of a cooperative agreement to develop and implement the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Healthy Meals Incentives Initiative, Action for Healthy Kids today announced that it...

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Monday, August 7, 2023 - 10:07am

California native Floyd D. Harris III knows that perseverance and hard work pay off. A recent graduate of Southern University, an 1890 land-grant university in Louisiana, Harris applied several times to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)/...

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