USDA releases nationwide farmer prospective customer survey

Are you a farmer, rancher or forest manager? Please share your vital feedback with USDA by taking a nationwide survey at The su... READ MORE »

USDA announces November 2022 lending rates for agricultural producers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for November 2022, which are effective Nov. 1, 2022. USDA’s Farm Service Age... READ MORE »

USDA seeks input on new farm labor shortage pilot program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a new grant program it says will address labor shortages in agriculture, reduce irregular migration through inc... READ MORE »

House Ag Committee holds hearing on soil health, regenerative agriculture practices

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee held a hearing on soil health and regenerative ag practices Sept. 14. Witnesses included Jeff Moyer, CEO of th... READ MORE »

USDA to invest up to $300 million in new Organic Transition Initiative

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced details of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) $300 million investment, including with American ... READ MORE »

USDA announces new opportunities to improve nutrient management

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) welcomed the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, which will deliver $19.5 billion in new conservation fu... READ MORE »

U.S. Department of Agriculture announces key staff appointments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced July 5 the names of individuals who will hold senior staff positions in Washington, D.C. Eric Deeble –... READ MORE »

Nominations now open for the 2025 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Agriculture (USDA) announced June 14 the public call for nominations to the 2025 Dietary Guide... READ MORE »

Vilsack announces USDA initiative to transform food systems

On June 2 at Georgetown University, Secretary Vilsack announced a series of programs from USDA to address supply chain disruptions and transform U.S. ... READ MORE »

USDA announces framework for shoring up food supply chain and transforming the food system

USDA announced June 1 details of a framework to transform the food system to benefit consumers, producers and rural communities by providing more opti... READ MORE »

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