NRCS to Help Farmers Measure Conservation Impacts on Water Quality

NRCS to Help Farmers Measure Conservation Impacts on Water Quality Edge-of-field monitoring station NRCS will invest $2 million to help farmers install edge-of-field stations that monitor water quality as it leaves their fields, providing data to evaluate the success of various conservation efforts. The funding is available to farmers located across key watersheds in nine …

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New Compliance Letter—Notice of Finding

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Dear BRS Stakeholder, The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Biotechnology Regulatory Service (BRS) is announcing that effective today, APHIS BRS will replace its Notice of Compliance with Comments with a Notice of Finding. Notification and permit holders that …

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Farmer Survey: Untreated/Raw Manure Use on Produce Farms

If you're having trouble viewing this email, you may see it online Dear Rebecca, Do you use untreated or raw manure on your farm? I know it's a weird question; I'm asking because the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) needs information about how farmers use manure to grow produce, and CFSA's Policy Team wants …

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USDA In Case You Missed It – #USDAResults: New Markets, New Opportunities

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Last week we sat down with famed chef and restaurateur, José Andrés, to hear how the local food movement has impacted food related businesses like his own. Hear from him how the movement has evolved over the last eight years, and the role that …

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Fact Sheet: Trans-Pacific Partnership: New Opportunities for U.S. Agriculture in Vietnam

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0096.16 Contact: Office of Communications (202)720-4623 Fact Sheet: Trans-Pacific Partnership: New Opportunities for U.S. Agriculture in Vietnam Vietnam, April 25, 2016 - Secretary Vilsack traveled to Vietnam today to meet with his counterparts from …

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Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Signing of the Paris Climate Agreement

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0095.16 Contact: USDA Office of Communications press@oc.usda.gov (202) 720-4623 Statement from Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on the Signing of the Paris Climate Agreement WASHINGTON, April 22, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released …

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Meating Place Recalls Beef Product Due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Meating Place Recalls Beef Product Due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination Meating Place, a Buffalo, N.Y., establishment, is recalling approximately 325 pounds of ground beef product that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 Stay Connected: Subscriber Services: Preferences | Unsubscribe | Help …

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USDA Announces $22 Million Available for Research to Combat Citrus Greening

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. View this release on the NIFA website. Media contact: Kelly Flynn, (202) 445-6465 USDA Announces $22 Million Available for Research to Combat Citrus Greening WASHINGTON, April 21, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of $22 million in grants …

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USDA Announces $22 Million Available for Research to Combat Citrus Greening

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0094.16 Contact: USDA Office of Communications press@oc.usda.gov (202) 720-4623 USDA Announces $22 Million Available for Research to Combat Citrus Greening WASHINGTON, April 21, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the …

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