CFSA advocating for additional aid for flood relief with your help

If you're having trouble viewing this email, you may see it online Dear Rebecca, CFSA staff know that even in the best of times, farming is a challenging way of life. Add a disastrous flood event and it can seem downright impossible. In order to assist you as best we can, we have complied Resources …

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USDA Invests Over $300 Million to Help Hundreds of Small Busin esses Improve Energy Efficiency, Adopt Renewable Energy Systems

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0230.16 Contact: Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 USDA Invests Over $300 Million to Help Hundreds of Small Businesses Improve Energy Efficiency, Adopt Renewable Energy Systems AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 25, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom …

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Accepting Applications for 2017 McGovern-Dole Program

Accepting Applications for 2017 McGovern-Dole Program The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2017 McGovern-Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program (McGovern-Dole), which helps support education, child development and food security in low-income, food-deficit countries around the globe. The program provides U.S. commodities that are used to support school feeding …

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Accepting Applications for 2017 Food for Progress Program

Accepting Applications for 2017 Food for Progress Program The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2017 Food for Progress Program. Food for Progress helps developing countries and emerging democracies modernize and strengthen their agricultural sectors. U.S. agricultural commodities donated to recipient countries are sold on the local market and the proceeds …

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ICYMI: Powering America with a More Sustainable Energy Future #USDAResults

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. "The health and well-being of our forests and our communities go hand in hand. With the Department of Agriculture, we are working to strengthen markets for forest products. By allocating millions of dollars to help expand technologies that encourage the use of wood in …

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack in Texas to Announce Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack in Texas to Announce Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects AUSTIN, Oct. 24, 2016 – Tomorrow, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Austin, Texas to announce two multimillion-dollar investments that will help …

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack in Texas to Announce Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack in Texas to Announce Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects AUSTIN, Oct. 21, 2016 – Next week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Austin, Texas to announce two multimillion-dollar investments that will …

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack in Texas to Announce Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack in Texas to Announce Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects AUSTIN, Oct. 21, 2016 – Next week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to Austin, Texas to announce two multimillion-dollar investments that will …

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Announcing the EZ Guarantee, Microlender Program, and Lender Training Opportunities

Greetings from the USDA Farm Service Agency Guaranteed Loan Branch. On Thursday, October 20, 2016, Secretary Vilsack announced two new initiatives to help beginning, small and urban producers gain access to credit. The first is the EZ Guarantee Program, which offers a new, simplified application process making it faster and easier to obtain loan guarantees. …

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NIFA Announces Funding Available for Organic Agriculture Research, Education and Extension Projects

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0229.16 Contact: Kelly Sprute (202) 720-3137 NIFA Announces Funding Available for Organic Agriculture Research, Education and Extension Projects WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and …

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