NEWS RELEASE: Biden-Harris Administration Invites Application s for Grants Under the Fertilizer Production Expansion Program

NEWS RELEASE Biden-Harris Administration Invites Applications for Grants Under the Fertilizer Production Expansion Program Grants Will Increase Innovative, American-Made Fertilizer Production, Spur Competition and Help U.S. Farmers Address Rising Costs WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Biden-Harris Administration is inviting U.S. farmers and agricultural …

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APHIS Issues Regulatory Status Review Responses: Agrivida, Inc. Corn and Toolgen, Inc. Potato

Media Contact: Rick Coker (301) 851-4091 richard.s.coker WASHINGTON, September 30, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is posting two Regulatory Status Review (RSR) responses under the revised biotechnology regulations at 7 CFR part 340. APHIS reviewed a modified corn plant from Agrivida, Inc. The corn was …

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NEWS RELEASE: Biden-Harris Administration Launches Rapid Response Team to Support Illinois Basin Energy Communities

NEWS RELEASE Biden-Harris Administration Launches Rapid Response Team to Support Illinois Basin Energy Communities WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2022 – The Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalization (Energy Communities IWG), today announced the creation and launch of a new Illinois Basin Rapid Response Team (RRT), bringing together 11 federal agencies …

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To Save Invertebrates, Protect Plants

View as Webpage September 28, 2022       Even in the most challenging environments, the right plants can provide a lifeline for native invertebrates. In what looks like an otherwise flat expanse of agriculture, above, a pollinator strip reveals signs of life: the telltale snips of leafcutter bees on a native redbud tree. Creating …

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URGENT: AGW Relief Fund for Farmers

Please give by this Friday, September 30 View as Webpage Dear Dennis, In 2020, when we couldn’t find food in the middle of a pandemic but needed to feed our families, farmers were there for us, and stepped up to provide healthful, sustainably produced food for our communities. Since then, farmers have taken hits from …

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NEWS RELEASE: Biden-Harris Administration Makes $500 Million Ava ilable to Increase Innovative American-Made Fertilizer Production

NEWS RELEASE Biden-Harris Administration Makes $500 Million Available to Increase Innovative American-Made Fertilizer Production New Grant Program Will Spur Competition and Help U.S. Farmers Address Rising Costs WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the Biden-Harris Administration is making $500 million in grants available to increase …

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AGW in the News, Grant Opportunities, Technical Resources

and the latest news from your peers View as Webpage Photo credit: Ice House Farm in Goshen, VT Dear Dennis, Whether you’re feeling a slight dip in temperatures or a shifting in your daily patterns, Fall has arrived here in the northern hemisphere. Our virtual Summer Road Trip wrapped up recently, and it was great …

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APHIS BRS Stakeholder Meeting – December 8 – Save the Date

Dear BRS Stakeholder, The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) will hold its annual Stakeholder Meeting on Thursday, December 8, 2022. BRS will offer in-person—at the USDA Center at Riverside, 4700 River Road, Riverdale, MD 20737—and virtual options for attendance. Please mark your calendars now to …

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NEWS RELEASE: Biden-Harris Administration Announces $502 Million for High-Speed Internet in Rural Communities

NEWS RELEASE Biden-Harris Administration Announces $502 Million for High-Speed Internet in Rural Communities Funding Will Provide High-Speed Internet Access to People and Businesses in Rural and Remote Areas across 20 States; Additional Funding Will Come From President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in Coming Months WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2022 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary …

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