Supporting Soil Health with Cover Crops in California

Intensive agricultural systems in California make cover crop selection for supporting soil health challenging. The USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center develops information on cover crop selection and best management practices for partners and landowners. You are subscribed to HQ Plants for USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. This information has recently been updated, and is now …

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COVID-19 Collected Resources for Farmers

COVID-19 Collected Resources for Farmers Dear Friends, As we experience the spread of COVID-19 closer to home, farming is increasingly impacted. We are hearing from our network about altered and uprooted supply chains, canceled markets and closed businesses. While some farms across the country have been able to make the most of this time using …

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COVID-19 Has Farmers Hanging in the Balance: How Your Online Order Can Help

Stock up with sustainable food and keep independent farms alive COVID-19 Has Farmers Hanging in the Balance: How Your Online Order Can Help Need to stock up on food but avoiding the grocery store? Concerned about how our food supply will weather this crisis?   We can help you with both.   The spread of …

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USDA’s Office of Food Safety and Marketing and Regulatory Programs Statement to Industry

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Statement to Industry March 16, 2020 The U.S. Department of Agriculture is rising to meet the challenges associated with the new coronavirus disease, Covid-19. As leaders of USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and Agricultural Marketing Service, we …

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APHIS Administrator Provides Update on Agency Operations to Protect Health and Safety of Employees and Customers

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Dear Stakeholders: I know many of you, like me, have been closely following the news and developments related to COVID-19. Our top priority at the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is the safety and health of our employees and customers. At the …

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