REMINDER: USDA FAS Seeks Public Input on Farm Bill Trade Title (*Updated webcast link)

*Please see the updated webcast link below. Contact: press@fas.usda.gov or (202) 720-7115 Reminder: USDA FAS Seeks Public Input on Farm Bill Trade Title WASHINGTON, March 19, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) will host a listening session to solicit stakeholder input on FAS programs authorized under the Trade Title of …

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Dairy Producers Previously Enrolled in the Livestock Gross Margin Program Now Eligible for 2018 Margin Protection Program

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/238a674 Dairy Producers Previously Enrolled in the Livestock Gross Margin Program Now Eligible for 2018 Margin Protection Program 03/22/2019 12:30 PM EDT …

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USDA Blog: New Web Page Makes Info on Agricultural Pests and Diseases More Accessible

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. New Web Page Makes Info on Agricultural Pests and Disease More Accessible Posted by Gail Keirn, APHIS Legislative and Public Affairs, 970-266-6007 Each year, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) must respond to new threats to America’s agricultural and natural resources often …

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It’s Conservation for All Seasons at Mill River Farm

Meet Jan Johnson, a New England farmer who has strengthened her operation through conservation. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. #FridaysOnTheFarm: It’s Conservation for All Seasons at Mill River Farm This week we travel to New Marlborough, Massachusetts, where Jan Johnson has taken on a suite of conservation projects to strengthen her …

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USDA Assists Farmers, Ranchers, and Communities Affected by Recent Flooding

USDA provides assistance to local farmers, communities affected by recent flooding View as a webpage Press Release USDA Assists Farmers, Ranchers, and Communities Affected by Recent Flooding (Washington, D.C., March 21, 2019) - To help residents, farmers, and ranchers affected by the devastation caused by recent flooding, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has directed …

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Growing the Legacy of a Century-Old Farm

The Harlows have partnered with USDA to help their family farm thrive. Trouble viewing this email? View it as a webpage. Growing the Legacy of a Century-Old Farm The Harlow family has been farming in Westminster, Vermont, for over a century. In recent years they’ve partnered with USDA to conserve valuable natural resources, recover from …

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AGW Grassfed comparison chart, take our survey & farm-to-farm sales

March Focus On Farming from A Greener World March 2019 Grassfed label comparison chart is now available! It’s great to see the increased interest in certifying grassfed claims (after all, how else do you know they’re really true?) but it’s important to know what each label really means. Check out this handy comparison chart to …

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1890 National Scholars Program

Funding opportunity for students at 1890 institutions View as a webpage Press Release USDA Announces 1890 National Scholars Program Funding Opportunity WASHINGTON, March 19, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the opening of the 2019 scholarship application cycle for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program. The program aims to increase the number of …

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