Another Silver Bullet Misses The Mark

The EAT-Lancet Report’s Missed Opportunity to Back Real Sustainability Another Silver Bullet Misses The Mark: The EAT-Lancet Report’s Missed Opportunity to Back Real Sustainability The recently published EAT-Lancet Commission report, housed on the world-renowned Lancet site, proposes scientific targets for healthy diets and food production to ensure human health and environmental sustainability in the years …

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How will the shutdown affect your farm? + Have a new piece of land and want help?

Shutdown & SNAP market customers; did you know that CFSA will help you set-up a new farm? Add us to your address book View this email in your browser Dear Nahid, The Farmers National Company predicts that: 70% of U.S. farmland will change ownership over the next 20 years. Aspiring, new, and beginning farmers are …

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USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services During Government Shutdown

Secretary Perdue announces that many FSA offices will reopen temporarily for certain services. View as a webpage Press Release USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Limited Services During Government Shutdown (Washington, D.C., January 16, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in …

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Finding the Right Pollinator Mix

With landowners increasingly interested in creating or enhancing pollinator habitat on their property, NRCS Plant Materials Centers in Idaho, Oregon, and California set out to evaluate commercially available wildflower mixes to see how well they established, persisted, and provided blooms for bees. You are subscribed to HQ Plants for USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. This …

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USDA Announces Plan to Protect SNAP Participants’ Access to SNAP in February

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. (Washington, D.C., January 8, 2019) – At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced a plan to ensure that low-income Americans have access to the nutrition they need, despite the inability of Congress to pass an …

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Secretary Perdue to Hold Press Call Regarding SNAP

Secretary Perdue to Hold Press Call Regarding SNAP View as a webpage Advisory Secretary Perdue to Hold Press Call Regarding SNAP (Washington, D.C., January 8, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services (FNCS) Brandon Lipps will hold a briefing call this afternoon regarding February’s …

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