USDA Cooperative Agreement Partners Announced

FSA Outreach Focus FSA Outreach Focus Reaching Out to Keep Farmers and Ranchers Informed April 27, 2016USDA Establishes New Partnerships to Link Underserved Farmers to FSA ProgramsThe U.S. Department Agriculture (USDA) today announced cooperative agreements with 55 partners to educate farmers and other producers that have historically been underserved by USDA programs offered through the …

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USDA Establishes New Partnerships to Link Underserved Farmers to FSA Programs

You are subscribed to FSA News Releases for USDA Farm Service Agency. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USFSA/bulletins/145e49e USDA Establishes New Partnerships to Link Underserved Farmers to FSA Programs 04/27/2016 03:30 PM EDT WASHINGTON, April 27, 2016 – The …

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Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Recalls Poultry Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. Recalls Poultry Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 4,568,080 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, including plastic, wood, rubber, and metal. Stay Connected: …

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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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