USDA Seeks Applications for Loans and Grants to Help Grow Rural Businesses and Spur Economic Development

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0071.16 Contact: Christine Feroli (202) 401-0080 USDA Seeks Applications for Loans and Grants to Help Grow Rural Businesses and Spur Economic Development WASHINGTON, March 22, 2016 – Rural Business Cooperative-Service Administrator Sam Rikkers today …

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Food and Agriculture Groups Express Support, Optimism for New Opportunities in Cuba

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0072.16 Contact: Office of Communications (202)720-4623 Food and Agriculture Groups Express Support, Optimism for New Opportunities in Cuba WASHINGTON, March 22, 2016 – Leaders from across the U.S. agriculture and food sectors are expressing …

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USDA Awards $8.5 Million to Improve Communities’ Water Sources

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0070.16 Contact: Office of Communications (202)720-4623 USDA Awards $8.5 Million to Improve Communities' Water Sources Department Also to Serve as Permanent Co-Chair of the National Drought Resilience Partnership WASHINGTON, March 22, 2016 – In …

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USDA In Case You Missed It – #USDAResults: Growing a Healthier Future

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. The results are in! Last week, in celebration of National Agriculture Day, USDA announced the results of the second-ever Farm to School Census. The census showed that schools across the U.S. purchased $789 million in local foods in school year 2013-2014; a 105 percent …

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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Historic Agreements for U.S.-Cuba Agriculture Sectors

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0069.16 Contact: Office of Communications (202)720-4623 Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Historic Agreements for U.S.-Cuba Agriculture Sectors HAVANA, March 21, 2016 - As part of President Obama's historic trip to Cuba to further normalization of …

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USDA Announces Rural Schools Payments

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0068.16 Contact: Office of Communications (202)720-4623 USDA Announces Rural Schools Payments $272 million to be distributed to 41 States and Puerto Rico WASHINGTON, March 18, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the …

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UPDATE: Senate Fails to Move DARK Act Forward!

If you're having trouble viewing this email, you may see it online UPDATE: Senate Fails to Move DARK Act Forward! Good afternoon Rebecca - The DARK Act has stalled in the Senate! This morning, the Senate voted 49 ‘yes’ to 48 ‘no’ to invoke cloture on Senate Bill 764, the latest Senate version of the …

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Farm to School Programs Invest Nearly $800 Million in Local Economies

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0066.16 Contact: Office of Communications (202)720-4623 Farm to School Programs Invest Nearly $800 Million in Local Economies Survey Results Show Major Increase in Local Food Purchasing on the Local, State, and National Levels WASHINGTON, …

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Monday Marketing Message

From: "Annie Baggett, Agritourism Marketing Specialist" <annie.baggett@ncagr.gov> Date: January 25, 2016 at 2:17:39 PM EST To: <traci@lucky3farm.com> Subject: Verify your business on Google. | MONDAY MARKETING MESSAGE | NCDA&CS Reply-To: annie.baggett@ncagr.gov Monday Marketing Message Helping farmers achieve results through proven promotional tools to gain new visitors, enhance farm experiences, and increase sales and overall farm …

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