This St. Paddy’s Day AGW goes “green” in Ireland!

Plus AGW in South Africa + NC school lunches ft. AGW-certified pork The Luck of the Irish This St. Patrick's Day we're excited to share some great (and very "green"!) news coming from our friends in Ireland: Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW Irish cheddar cheese is now in stores across the United States! A …

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Keeping it Fresh in the Last Frontier

Beginning farmer Nik Bouman worked with USDA’s Farm Service Agency to expand his hydroponic herb farm. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. #FridaysOnTheFarm: Keeping it Fresh in the Last Frontier Meet Nik Bouman, a hydroponic herb farmer in Anchorage, Alaska. With Alaskans relying heavily on food imports, Nik’s CityFarms Alaska is providing …

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ADVISORY: Secretary Perdue to Speak to the National Grain and Feed Association

View as a webpage Media Advisory (Washington, D.C., March 15, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will deliver remarks to the National Grain and Feed Association’s Annual Convention Monday, March 18th. *NOTE: Media interested in attending the event must RSVP to press@oc.usda.gov by TODAY, Friday March 15th at 5:00pm ET. RSVP Now Secretary …

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APHIS Launches Webpage for Pests and Diseases

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Washington, D.C., March 12, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is launching a new “Pests and Diseases” webpage. The new page lists all pest and disease programs managed by APHIS as part of its mission to …

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Today and All Days, We Thank #OurFarmers

On National Ag Day, we take a moment to thank #ourfarmers. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. Today and All Days, We Thank #OurFarmers Happy National Ag Day! We celebrate by highlighting just a few of the farmers working hard to grow food, fiber, and fuel for our nation and beyond. Farmers …

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New Youth Website

USDA offers ag learning resources for youth, educators, and community leaders View as a webpage Press Release USDA Celebrates National Ag Day with New Youth Website WASHINGTON, March 14, 2019 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture joins the nation in celebrating National Ag Day, which highlights agriculture’s crucial role in everyday life, and honors …

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Industrial Hemp Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2019 CONTACT: Beth Farrell, agricultural program specialist NCDA&CS 919-707-3014 N.C. Industrial Hemp Commission to host public meeting March 18 in Raleigh WHO/WHAT: The Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting to review and approve program applications. A program update will also be provided. WHEN/WHERE: Monday, March 18 2 …

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