USDA

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) deadline extended

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Aug. 11 that additional commodities are covered by the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)... READ MORE »

USDA warns of unsolicited seed scam from China

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is aware that people across the country have received suspicious, unsolicited packages of seed that appear to be co... READ MORE »

USDA to launch third round of Farmers to Families Food Box Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will launch a third round of Farmers to Families Food Box Program purchases with distributions to start by S... READ MORE »

USDA opens two solicitations for fresh potatoes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) announced July 23 two solicitations to purchase fresh potatoes. They inc... READ MORE »

Leadership changes at National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced July 10 that Parag Chitnis will serve as acting director of the National Institute of Food and Ag... READ MORE »

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USDA adds processing, seed potatoes to COVID aid program, bumps potatoes to Category 1

July 9, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced an initial list of additional commodities that have been added to the Coronavirus Food As... READ MORE »

US potato acres down 4.9%, according to USDA-NASS tallies

Data collected by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) and released June 30 has total planted potato acreage in 2020 at 9... READ MORE »

USDA accepting bids for Section 32 purchases of dehy potatoes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting offers to buy dehydrated potato products to be distributed through the National School Lunch Pr... READ MORE »

USDA soliciting offers for fresh potatoes for school lunch program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) invites offers to sell fresh potatoes pursuant to the AMS Master Solicitation for use in the National School... READ MORE »

Secretary of Agriculture Perdue to visit Idaho, Montana, Washington this week

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in Washington and Idaho on Thursday, June 11 to participate in a Farmers to Families Food Box event... READ MORE »


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