Stewards of the Earth: Survey shows AGW-certified farms protect endangered species and support biodiversity

Stewards of the Earth: Survey shows AGW-certified farms protect endangered species and support biodiversity After years of seeing and hearing anecdotal evidence of the diversity of life on A Greener World’s certified farms and ranches, we decided to do a survey to find out more. It seems intuitive that sustainable farming practices make ecosystems more …

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Secretary Perdue Statement on President Trump’s Signing of Appropriations Bill & Declaration of National Emergency

View as a webpage Press Release Secretary Perdue Statement on President Trump’s Signing of Appropriations Bill & Declaration of National Emergency (Washington, D.C., February 15, 2019) - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s signing of legislation that funds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and …

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Deputy Secretary Censky To Travel to Illinois MONDAY

Censky to speak to the Grain and Feed Association of Illinois View as a webpage Media Advisory (Washington, D.C., February 15, 2019) – U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky will be in Schaumberg, Illinois MONDAY, February 18th to deliver the keynote address at the Grain and Feed Association of Illinois Annual Convention and Trade …

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CORRECTED United States Issues WTO Counter Notification Concerning India’s Market Price Support for Various Pulses

View as a webpage Press Release United States Issues WTO Counter Notification Concerning India’s Market Price Support for Various Pulses Washington, DC - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States, together with Canada, submitted a counter notification in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Committee on …

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United States Issues WTO Counter Notification Concerning India’s Market Price Support for Various Pulses

View as a webpage Press Release United States Issues WTO Counter Notification Concerning India’s Market Price Support for Various Pulses Washington, DC - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States, together with Canada, submitted a counter notification in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Committee on …

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Creating Recovery Housing

USDA and HHS partner to create recovery housing in rural communities View as a webpage Press Release USDA and HHS Partner to Create Recovery Housing in Rural Communities Contact: Weldon Freeman (202) 690-1384 WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett and Department of …

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Building a Business on Goats and Gelato

Gary Carder has dreams of building more than a successful dairy. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. #FridaysOnTheFarm: Building a Business on Goats and Gelato Meet Gary Carder, owner of Capream Dairy in Prescott, Arizona. This Grade-A goat dairy specializes in the production of milk, gelato, and cheese, which are sold at …

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ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue to Speak at AgVantage Leadership Conference Monday

View as a webpage Media Advisory (Washington, D.C., February 15, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will speak at the AgVantage Leadership Conference on Monday, February 18th at the Willard InterContinental. *NOTE: Media interested in covering the events must RSVP to press by Sunday, February 17th, at 12:00pm ET. Secretary Perdue Gives Remarks …

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis

USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in Rural America View as a webpage Press Release USDA Prioritizes Investments in Telemedicine to Address Opioid Crisis in Rural America Contact: Jay Fletcher (202) 690-0498 WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2019 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States …

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ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue in Tennessee TODAY and TOMORROW

LIVE Rural Town Hall on RFD-TV Tonight View as a webpage Media Advisory (Washington, D.C., February 14, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in Tennessee TODAY, Thursday, February 14th, and TOMORROW Friday, February 15th. The Secretary will give remarks at the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Welcome Party Dinner tonight and …

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