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    USDA Grants $394 Million for Rural Infrastructure Improvements

    USDA announced this week $394 million in grants for rural infrastructure improvements. The funds will benefit around 2 million people with better […]

    May 25, 2023
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    USDA Launches $3.1 Billion Climate-Smart Initiative

    USDA announced the formal implementation of the $3.1 billion Climate Smart Initiative last week. The amount is a whopping three times more […]

    May 1, 2023
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    USDA Announces $1 Billion for Rural Renewable Energy Grants

    Up to $1 billion in grants are now available to help farmers and rural business owners install renewable energy systems or make […]

    April 4, 2023
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    Vilsack Announces $50 Million for Healthier School Meals, Collaboration with Producers

    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a $50 million investment last week to help expand access to healthy school meal programs. Vilsack […]

    March 27, 2023
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    Vilsack Advocates for Struggling Farmers in 2023 Farm Bill, Lawmakers Focus on Safety Net

    The farm bill debate continues to take shape as congressional leaders discuss the critical points of this year’s legislation. U.S. Ag Secretary […]

    March 20, 2023
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    USDA Targets Seed Industry Consolidation

    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack continues his efforts to reduce consolidation in agriculture. An effort, he says, that will spur improved competition […]

    March 14, 2023
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    Vilsack Signs $95 Million Initiative for Cover Crops

    USDA, in partnership with ag and wildlife groups, has partnered to launch the Farmers for Soil Health initiative. With a $95 million […]

    March 13, 2023
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    Vilsack Says Equity Critical for Innovation and Health of Farm Economy

    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told lawmakers and policy leaders that addressing inequity is critical in promoting innovation. At last week’s 99th […]

    February 27, 2023
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    Mexico Keeps Plan to Ban Human Consumption of GM Corn in 2024

    Mexico has retracted a date previously set for a ban on genetically modified (GM) corn in animal feed and industrial use. However, […]

    February 16, 2023
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    Fruit and Vegetable Demand to Increase with Revamped School Nutrition Guidelines

    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled new USDA nutritious school meals initiatives at a recent Healthy School Meals Roundtable. The meal standards […]

    February 9, 2023