During National Pollinator Week, USDA Announces Key Measures to Improve Pollinator Health

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0152.16 Contact: Office of Communications (202)720-4623 During National Pollinator Week, USDA Announces Key Measures to Improve Pollinator Health USDA's Conservation Reserve Program Currently Provides 15 Million Acres of Healthy Forage for Pollinators, and New …

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Crop Insurance Gives Farmers More Planting Flexibility

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0151.16 Contact: John Shea (202) 690-0437 rma.media.requests@rma.usda.gov Crop Insurance Gives Farmers More Planting Flexibility Insurance Changes Expand Farm Safety Net for Double Cropping WASHINGTON, June 23, 2016 – Acting Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Michael …

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Forest Service Survey Finds Record 66 Million Dead Trees in Southern Sierra Nevada

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0150.16 Contact: Office of Communications press@oc.usda.gov (202) 720-4623 Forest Service Survey Finds Record 66 Million Dead Trees in Southern Sierra Nevada Underscores Need for Congress to Take Action on Fire Budget Fix VALLEJO, Calif., …

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New Study Quantifies Benefits of Agricultural Conservation in Upper Mississippi River Basin

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0149.16 Contact: USGS, Alex Demas (703) 648-4421 NRCS, Sarah Haymaker (202) 205-9064 New Study Quantifies Benefits of Agricultural Conservation in Upper Mississippi River Basin WASHINGTON, June 22, 2016 - Researchers at the U.S. Geological …

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USDA Announces New Assistance to Help Rural Utility Customers Conserve Energy, Lower Bills

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0148.16 Contact: Anne Mayberry (202) 690-1756 USDA Announces New Assistance to Help Rural Utility Customers Conserve Energy, Lower Bills WASHINGTON, June 21, 2016 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a new program that …

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USDA In Case You Missed It – #USDAResults: Trade Missions

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Agricultural exports are a reliable bright spot in the U.S. economy. In fact, every dollar of agricultural exports stimulates another $1.27 in business activity. In 2014 when the United States exported a record $150 billion of agricultural exports, it produced an additional $190.6 billion …

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COC Nominations/Cooperative Agmts/Deadlines

FSA Outreach Focus FSA Outreach Focus Reaching Out to Keep Farmers, Ranchers & Partners Informed June 17, 2016 County Committee Nomination Period Now Open The nomination period for farmers and ranchers to serve on local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees is now open. “Through the county committees, farmers and ranchers have a voice. Their …

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