Wetland Oasis Mingles with Urban Life

Utah’s Efforts to Preserve Wildlife and Open Space Park City is an adventurer’s dream come true. Skiing, rock-climbing, mountain biking, and more. There’s outdoor adventure for every season. In the late 1990’s, development of land in the area was fast and furious. Subdivisions popped up seemingly overnight. Dr. Paula Swaner-Smoot couldn’t see that happen. She …

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USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0115.18 Contact: Jay Fletcher (202) 690-0498 Weldon Freeman (202) 690-1384 USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities Investments Will Support 81 Projects in 35 States LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 23, 2018 …

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Wildfire and Weeds: 5 Things Ranchers Should Know

Out West, wildfires and weeds are closely linked. The spread of invasive grasses is leading to more frequent and intense wildfires. These in Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. Wildfire and Weeds: 5 Things Ranchers Should Know Invasive grasses are responsible for more frequent and intense wildfires. Here is what you should …

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USDA APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Amend its National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating its procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to better align with current science and agency practices. These changes will allow APHIS to continue to analyze impacts …

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FSA County Committee Nominations Launch June 15

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/1f1ecad FSA County Committee Nominations Launch June 15 05/22/2018 04:08 PM EDT WASHINGTON, May 22, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture …

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Secretary of Ariculture Sonny Perdue: “Trump Administration Stands Behind Ag Producers”

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Contact: USDA Press Email: press Secretary of Ariculture Sonny Perdue: “Trump Administration Stands Behind Ag Producers” “My message to rural America is always the same: President Trump hears you and is working to make your life …

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ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue to Swear-in New USDA Administrators TOMORROW

You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Contact: USDA Press Email: press ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue to Swear-in New USDA Administrators TOMORROW (Washington, D.C., May 22, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will hold a swearing-in ceremony for newly appointed administrators TOMORROW, Wednesday, May 23rd at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) headquarters …

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Perdue Statement on Farm Bill Vote in House of Representatives

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. You are subscribed to USDA Office of Communications. Release No. 0106.18 Contact: USDA Press Email: press Perdue Statement on Farm Bill Vote in House of Representatives (Washington, D.C., May 18, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement regarding …

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Veterans Growing Jobs, Food & Futures

Each Friday, meet those farmers, producers and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Visit local farms, ranches, forests and res Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. #FridaysOnTheFarm Veterans Growing Jobs, Food and Futures After serving our country, see how two veterans embarked on a career in agriculture and made a difference for one …

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