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    Agency Relocation Progresses

    Far fewer USDA employees than officials expected are moving to Kansas City, Missouri, as part of a controversial relocation announced in June, […]

    October 18, 2019
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    RMA FAQ | Prevented Planting Disaster Payments

    Updated Oct 17 | USDA RMA has released a new Prevented Planting Disaster Payments frequently asked questions further explaining the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act of 2019.

    October 17, 2019
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    USDA Opens Enrollment for ARC, PLC Programs

    Agricultural producers now can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs – two U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

    October 16, 2019
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    Mission Aims to Tap Trade Opportunities in Vietnam

    When Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney leads a U.S. Department of Agriculture trade mission to Vietnam Oct. […]

    October 14, 2019
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    USDA Invests in Rural Electric Infrastructure Improvements in 13 States

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $251 million (PDF, 120 […]

    October 10, 2019
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    Study Highlights Beginning Farmers

    With the average age of U.S. farmers approaching 60 years old, attracting more beginning farmers is a priority for U.S. agriculture. A […]

    October 9, 2019
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    Cattle Group Challenges USDA on Tagging

    USDA’s plans to mandate the use of radio frequency identification of animals in interstate commerce has drawn the ire of a number […]

    October 9, 2019
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    USDA Invests $152 Million to Improve Broadband Service in 14 States

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy today announced that USDA is investing $152 million […]

    October 9, 2019
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    Corn and Soybean Export Sales Lag Last Year

    Export sales this year started slowly, particularly for corn.  Recent sales to China buoyed soybean export sales in September.  Abundant crops around […]

    October 8, 2019
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    EPA, USDA Announce Agreement on Promoting Biofuels

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue issued the following statements after […]

    October 4, 2019