Secretary Perdue in North Carolina MONDAY

Perdue in NC for farm tours and USMCA town hall View as a webpage Media Advisory (Washington, D.C., February 8, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in North Carolina Monday, February 11th to tour Warren Farming, Butterball Turkey, and hold a town hall at University of Mount Olive highlighting the new …

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Veteran Farmer Keeps Serving Others

Jon Jackson – a former Army Ranger – is furthering his post-military mission of service through agriculture. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. #FridaysOnTheFarm: Veteran Farmer Keeps Serving Others In this week’s #FridaysOnTheFarm, we travel to Milledgeville, Georgia, where Jon Jackson – a former Army Ranger – is furthering his post-military mission …

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Hazlett Named Senior Adviser at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Jim Carroll announced Anne Hazlett as the office’s Senior Adviser View as a webpage Press Release Hazlett Named Senior Adviser at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy ONDCP Announces Senior Adviser for Rural Affairs Contact: (202) 881-8063 peter.d.hoffman WASHINGTON, Feb. …

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APHIS Updates Pet Travel Website With New Resources

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. APHIS Updates Pet Travel Website with New Resources Many people see pets as important family members and want to include them on international trips. For dogs and cats, there's a lot more to do than just buying a plane ticket. To successfully complete the …

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USDA Launches High-Speed Broadband e-Connectivity Resource Guide

USDA today announced the launch of a new toolkit to support the deployment of high-speed broadband View as a webpage Press Release USDA Launches High-Speed Broadband e-Connectivity Resource Guide Contact: Danielle Logan (804) 489-2738 Jay Fletcher (202) 690-0498 WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2019 – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced the …

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Farms and Ranches Can Provide Needed Sanctuary for Struggling Western Monarchs

Who are some of the best people poised to help the monarch’s western population? Farmers and ranchers. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. Farms and Ranches Can Provide Needed Sanctuary for Struggling Western Monarchs The monarch butterfly – the iconic black-and-orange butterfly known for its epic migrations – has seen significant population …

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Secretary Perdue Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union address: View as a webpage Press Release Secretary Perdue Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address Learn More (Washington, D.C., February 5, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued the following …

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USDA, USTR Seek New Members for Trade Advisory Committees

Contact: press@fas.usda.gov, (202) 720-7115 USDA, USTR Seek New Members for Trade Advisory Committees WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in cooperation with the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), is accepting nominations for …

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Using Food Labels to Avoid GMOs: An Eater’s Guide

Using Food Labels to Avoid GMOs: An Eater’s Guide There are many reasons why you might want to avoid genetically modified organisms, more commonly known as “GMOs.” Most consumers have concerns about the long-term health impacts. Other questions one might ask in the face of this new technology: What do GMOs do to our ecosystems, the …

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USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for February 2019

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/22c6a88 USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for February 2019 02/01/2019 01:49 PM EST WASHINGTON, February 1, 2019 – The U.S. …

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